JOB DESCRIPTION: ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES, PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Job Title: LPN
Job Code: 6070-
Division: Patient Services
Reports To: Director, Med/Surg/Peds
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Revised Date: October 2009
SUMMARY Provides prescribed medical treatment and nursing care to patients under the supervision of a Staff RN.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Certificate from college or technical school.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Graduate of an accredited School for Licensed Practical Nurses.
Currently licensed in State of Iowa as a Practical Nurse.
BCLS certification within three months of employment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk
of electrical shock and blood-
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood-
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