Also referred to as: Long-Term Care Nurse (LVN), Nursing Home Nurse (LPN), Skilled Nursing Nurse (LPN)
Requirements and Responsibilities

Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC administers nursing care in a nursing home environment under the supervision of a registered nurse or other medical supervisor. Provides basic medical care, including changing bandages, administering prescribed medication, and collecting specimens. Being a Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients by assisting with bathing, feeding, and dressing. Monitors and reports changes in patient's condition to supervisor. Additionally, Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC requires a high school diploma. Requires graduation from approved LPN educational program. Requires a state license to practice. Typically reports to a registered nurse or supervisor. Licensed Practical Nurse - Nursing Home/LTC's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.

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