Licensed Practical Nurses provide general or psychiatric practical nursing care in accordance with the authorized scope of practice specified in the Nurse Practice Act. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada is recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse 2 for the Infection Control/Wound Care program. This position will provide wound and skin treatments to residents; administer medications; participate in the MDS/Care Planning process; maintain effective communication regarding wound/skin status with physicians, nursing staff, residents, and resident representatives. In the event of a staffing challenge, this position may be required to float as assigned to work as a charge or medication nurse. The position also has Infection Control Liaison duties including, but not limited to participation in new hire orientation and assisting with staff and resident immunizations. This is a 24-hour facility; therefore, applicants may be required to work shift work. Work experience in a skilled nursing facility with wound care is preferred.