Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN General...

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Contact: Marie Nellas
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Ohio, United States of America
  • Salary: US$25 - US$29 per hour
  • Expiry Date: 19 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH440309_1716299912
  • Contact Email: mnellas@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

Job description

Length of Assignment: 3-6 Months / May extend further

Hours per Week: 40hr (Possible Temp to Perm)

Shift : 8 hours- Evenings

Weekends: Every Other

Location : Orient OH

Required Documents:

Active CPR/ BLS certification

LPN License in Ohio

JOB DUTIES:

Administers nursing care within scope of practice under direction of registered nurse, licensed physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist or chiropractor (e.g., administers oxygen; applies sterile dressing, inserts catheters; reinserts gastrotomy tubes, suctions, irrigates wounds; gives enemas, douches; collects specimens; performs dialysis treatments, operates hemodialysis equipment & monitors patient during

procedure; assists physicians with physical exams, treatments &/or laboratory tests; assists in emergencies by administering first-aid, performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation &/or restraining patients; administers controlled drugs such as narcotics & min or tranquilizers & no n-controlled medication in oral, rectal, topical or injectable form (i.e., intramuscular & subcutaneous injections only) & provides medication instructions to patients).

Maintains medication accountability records (e.g., charts patient records, prepares & counts medication, maintains medication stock & medical equipment & supplies); observes, documents & reports patient conditions (e.g., medication reactions, treatment responses, patient behavior & progress) & prepares &/or maintains related reports & records (e.g., unusual incident reports, patient records, medication reports, seclusion/restraint logs, patient kardex, team plan).

Orders medication & medical supplies; cleans nurses station & medication room/medication cart (e.g., cleans, sterilizes & restocks cart; defrosts & cleans medication refrigerator) & performs clerical tasks (e.g., answers phone, files).

Summary
In the role of LPN/LVN, you will utilize your core skills in catheterization, basic life support, patient care, and nursing to provide high-quality care to patients. Your premium skills in critical care experience, IV infusion, and triage will be essential in handling complex medical situations effectively. Additionally, your relevant skills in ophthalmology, cardiac catheterization, and health coaching will further enhance your ability to deliver comprehensive patient care. With a focus on patient assessment, tube feeding, and EMR systems, you will play a vital role in ensuring the well-being and comfort of all patients under your care.

Qualifications
- BLS Certification and CPR Certification required
- LVN or LPN license