Licensed Practical Nurse Requirements and Responsibilities:
Plans and manages patient care according to each patient's needs.
Interviews patients and records their medical history and physical condition.
Obtains patient vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.
Provides routine care for patients.
Observes patient's health.
Reviews medical charts.
Accompanies patients to their rooms.
Assists physicians and registered nurses.
Communicates with patients and their families.
Performs standard diagnostic procedures including EKG, phlebotomy, venipuncture, PFT, and Doppler.
Prepares specimens for lab courier.
Provides wound care.
Prepares and administers injections and/or enemas.
Assists with patient comfort.
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LPN Qualifications / Skills:
Critical thinking skills
Knowledge of infection control practices
Stamina and physical endurance
Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules
Licensed Practical Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:
Completion of state approved training program (generally in the form of a diploma, certificate, or associate degree)
LPN license (pass NCLEX-PN exam)
1-2 years recent nursing experience
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Location: River Trace, Washington, North Carolina
Desired Start Date: 11/26
Length of Assignment: 6 weeks
Schedule Details: 8 hour eves
Hours per Week: 40
Weekend Rotation: e/o
On-call Requirements: No call
Holidays Requirements: Yes
Floating Requirements: N/A
Experience Required: 1+ year of Geri experience.
Experience Preferred: PCC experience strongly preferred
License Required: NC/Compact
Certificates Required: BLS