As supervised and delegated by a registered nurse, provides
direct patient care in accordance with applicable scope and
standards of practice. Perform administrative duties such as
completing medical forms, reports, evaluations, and charting as
required. Ensures that nursing personnel are providing direct care
to residents and providing such care in accordance with the
residents' care plan and wishes.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential
function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable
Under the direction of an RN, contributes to the assessment of
patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.
Performs plan of care interventions, including specimen
collection and wound care. May administer
medication. Documents patient care given.
Assists RN with development of plan of care.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living,
including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and
Monitors, documents, and communicates patient's status and
reactions to interventions with RN, physician, patient, and
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being
of the patient.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as
complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that
these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to
perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or
is a logical assignment to the position. This position description
does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign
duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
Minimum Education Required Upon Hire
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Licensure(s) Required Upon Hire
Arizona State Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License - or -
Compact State License
Certification(s) Required or In Process On Date of Hire
AZ Finger Print Clearance Card
Certification(s) Required Within 30 Days of Hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) AND First Aid -OR-
First Aid CPR AED
Food Handlers Certification
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the
ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a
stressful environment and take appropriate action.