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Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Summary

Responsible for performing basic medical tasks like checking vital signs. Change bandages, dress wounds, and maintain medical records.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide direct patient care, including bathing, dressing, and feeding patients.
  • Perform basic diagnostic tests and administer medications and injections.
  • Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team, such as doctors and registered nurses.
  • Communicate information about a patient’s condition to other members of the team.
  • Carry out treatment plans that have been developed by doctors or nurses.
  • Educate patients and their families about their health conditions. 
  • Inform patients about treatments, medications, and lifestyle changes to improve their health. 
  • Teach patients and their families how to care for wounds and manage chronic health conditions.
  • Keep track of a patient’s medical history and document the care they received. 

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