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Licensed Practical Nurse - Geriatrics

Company: Net2source
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Title: LPN
Location: Raleigh, NC 27604
Duration: 8 Weeks
Day Shift: 36 Hours per Week
Job Description:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well-being of the patient/resident.
  • LPNs scope of practice is dependent and directed, requiring assignment or delegation by and performance under the supervision, orders, or directions of a Registered Nurse (RN), physician, dentist, or other licensed independent practitioner.
  • The LPN participates in the assessment of patients/residents, supports ongoing data collection, and determines who to inform of the information and when to inform them.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe work environment, performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner, and assures patient's/resident's safety.
  • Provides care in a holistic approach.
  • Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the ages, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients/residents served. Essential Functions:
    • Performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well-being of the patient.
    • Participates in the on-going assessment of patient as delegated by the RN, supports ongoing data collection, and determines who to inform and when.
    • Participates in observation, continued asse
    • Assessments as delegated by RN, documentation, and reporting of patient response to treatment and teaching as delegated by RN.
    • Adjusts priorities of care according to patient needs, collects information regarding patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning needs.
    • Organizes workload and prioritizes responsibilities to ensure quality patient care is delivered in a time efficient manner.
    • Documents in a timely manner, provides education under the direction of the RN within the scope of practice as defined by law
    • Accepts accountability for individual nursing actions and behavior, maintains competence that reflects current nursing practice, performing only those nursing skills in which they are competent to perform in accordance with legal boundaries and facility policies and procedures.
    • Promotes shared governance by participating in councils or quality improvement groups.
    • Models the mission, vision, and values of the organization and adheres to the behavioral standards of the organization. Skills:
      • Range of motion within functional limits.
      • Requires frequently: pushing 40 lbs.; pulling 80 lbs.; standing; walking; repetitive trunk rotation-standing; manual dexterity; both handedness (both hands must be used) functional vision and hearing.
      • Occasionally: lifting 35 lbs. from floor to waist and waist to eye level; one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception Education:
        • Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association.
        • Current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current LPN license or temporary license as a Licensed Practical Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the LPN works.
        • Additional education, training, certifications, or experience may be required within the department by the nurse leader. Certifications & Licenses:
          • BLS AHA
          • LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
          • NC or Compact
            Thanks & Regards
            Hardik Gupta
            Healthcare Recruiter
            Global HQ Address PO Box 250389, Plano, TX 75025-9998
            Office: (201) 340-8700 x 985 - Cell: (201) 777-4228 - Fax: (201) 221-8131 - Email: hardik.g@n2shc.com
            Web: www.n2shc.com - Social: Facebook - Twitter - LinkedIn

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