Continuous Care LVN Job Description

LVNs (Licensed Vocational Nurses) provide basic care in nursing homes, hospitals, and patients’ homes.

LVNs work with patients, physicians, and other health professionals to provide basic care for their patients.

LVNs perform duties such as helping patients prepare meals, dressing wounds, and monitoring patient condition.

LVNs and RNs (Registered Nurses) often work side by side to deliver patient care in the same facility.

While LVNs perform basic care, RNs are trained to perform more advanced tasks.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Continuous Care LVN who can provide care and support for our patients around the clock. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in patient care and be able to work independently.

Continuous Care LVN Duties:

  • Encourage teamwork by establishing and enforcing rules of conduct
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships by communicating effectively
  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitive/private information
  • Provide nursing treatment, services, and education to patients according to current standards
  • Actively develop personally and contribute to the professional nursing practice
  • Maintain standards of patient care by upholding professional and ethical standards
  • Maintain practice integrity by complying with all governing laws, regulations, and licenses
  • Continually evaluate and improve nursing practice
  • Participate in continuing education activities

Continuous Care LVN Responsibilities:

  • Provide quality patient care to assigned patients
  • Assist patients in performing activities of daily living (ADL), such as bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, feeding, walking, and transferring
  • Assist patients with medication as prescribed
  • Perform patient/caregiver communication, documentation, and documentation review
  • Report patient/caregiver status changes to nurse manager
  • Perform other nursing duties as assigned
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding patients' health care information
  • Complete necessary documentation including accurate charting, appropriate charge documentation, and information to include as needed in case manager update

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Immediate registration as an LVN (LVN or LVN-A) in good standing with the state of PA
  • Previous experience working in long-term care environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for people
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

We at [Company Name] believe that diversity is key to a successful team. We encourage applications from people of all walks of life, as we feel that this makes for a more well-rounded and inclusive team. We are committed to building a team that is representative of all backgrounds and identities.

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