Under the supervision of a RN, the LVN provides patient care in routine
and stable nursing situations. The LVN is responsible for observing, planning,
implementing and evaluating all assigned patient care in collaboration
with the RN and in accordance with the physician plan of care. The LVN
is accountable for all patient care given, is responsible for adhering
to all policies, procedures and standards of nursing practice, for managing
supplies and equipment with the direction of the RN, and for promoting
teamwork among co-workers, physicians and members of the interdisciplinary team.