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Lead Licensed Practical Nurse


Coordinates the work of Licensed Practical Nurses and/or other non-professional health care workers.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Oversees patient care and medical procedures.
  • Ensures quality and clinical safety procedures are followed for the location.
  • Maintains patient flow, insuring that the physicians have adequate support.
  • Provides nursing care and administers treatment as directed by a professional nurse to sub acute, chronic, and convalescent patients.
  • Performs simple rehabilitative nursing procedures for selected chronically ill and aged patients.

Education and Experience

Licensed as a practical nurse in accordance with Chapter 464, Florida Statutes, and one year of relevant experience.

Licensure and Certification

Licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with in accordance with Section 464, Florida Statutes, and one year of appropriate experience.


Serves as a team leader.

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