The main responsibility of a Long Term Care Nurse is to care for senior patients under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or a Physician. Regularly they are employed by non-hospital facilities with patients that are physically or mentally disabled, or patients that are no longer able to live safely at home.
As a Long Term Care LPN/LVN your responsibilities include:
- Assess the health of the patient, measure vitals and treat as needed.
- Administering prescribed medication and injections, as well as CPR when needed.
- Helping the patient with daily tasks such as using the bathroom, bathing and eating.
One year of experience as a Long Term Care Nurse within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.