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LPN

Company: County of Dare
Location: Manteo
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Performs practical nursing work in the care and treatment of patients. Work is performed under the supervision of a Registered Nurse with limited supervision by the Public Health Nurse Supervisor.

  • D ocuments patient visits.
  • Participating in the assessment of the patient's physical and mental health, including the patient's reaction to illnesses and treatment regimens.
  • Recording and reporting the results of the nursing assessment.
  • Participating in implementing the health care plan developed by the registered nurse and/or prescribed by any person authorized by State law to prescribe such a plan, by performing tasks assigned or delegated by and performed under the supervision or under orders or directions of a registered nurse, physician licensed to practice medicine, dentist, or other person authorized by State law to provide the supervision.
  • Assigning or delegating nursing interventions to other qualified personnel under the supervision of the registered nurse.
  • Participating in the teaching and counseling of patients as assigned by a registered nurse, physician, or other qualified professional licensed to practice in North Carolina.
  • Reporting and recording the nursing care rendered and the patient's response to that care.
  • Maintaining safe and effective nursing care, whether rendered directly or indirectly. ( Provides resources for mental health care, and for other available County resources.
  • Maintains the inventory of general supplies.
  • Performs clerical duties. General knowledge of the principles, standards, practices and techniques of professional and public health nursing; general knowledge of the dangers inherent in and the precautions to be taken in the use of drugs and other medication; general knowledge of treatment, assessment, immunization and related medical services for the type of medically ill patients in area of assignment; general knowledge of local and State rules, regulations, procedures and policies pertaining to nursing services; ability to exercise judgment in appraising situations and making decisions; ability to accurately maintain patient medical records and prepare reports; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians and associates.Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse within the state of North Carolina. Special Requirements Possession of unencumbered North Carolina Licensed Practical Nurse Licensure upon hireValid driver's license in the State of North Carolina

Keywords: County of Dare, Chesapeake , LPN, Healthcare , Manteo, Virginia

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