Med/Surg LPN - Nights
Job Type

The Licensed Practical Nurse will care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities within the facility. He or she may work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. 



• Administers medications or starts intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients’ charts.

• Observes patients, charting and reporting changes in conditions such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment and takes necessary actions.

• Answers patients’ calls and determines how to assist them.

• Measures and records patients’ vital signs such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.

• Provides basic patient care or treatments such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.

• Works as part of a health care team to assess patient needs, plans and modifies care, and implements interventions.

• Evaluates nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other health care team members.

• Assembles and uses equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.

• Records food and fluid intake and output.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

• Adheres to the facility’s Standards of Excellence.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

• General knowledge of nursing and health care terminology.

• Excellent patient care skills.

Education and Experience:

• Postsecondary certificate from a vocational school or Associate’s degree in nursing required.

• Current state licensure required

Physical Requirements: 

• Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

• May require prolonged periods of standing, moving, and bending.

• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds at times.