Job Description & Requirements
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse- Additions Treatment Center
Nursefinders of Albany is seeking an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse for a Methadone Management Treatment program located in Albany, NY. Assignment is for 2-3 months. Day hours 8am-4pm with every other Saturday 8am-12pm. Premium pay rates Job DescriptionThe role of the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) include providing routine care, observing patients' health, assisting doctors and registered nurses, and communicating with patients and their families. Most LPNs work in healthcare facilities, including hospitals, doctors' offices, and nursing homes. Job Duties
*Record a patient's medical history accurately
*Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, etc.
*Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
*Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications, etc.
*Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing, etc.
*Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc.
*Clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks.
*Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
*Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
*Communicate with patients' family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions.Requirements
- 9 months experience within the past 3 years
- BLS Certification
- New York State Nursing License
Please call 518-458-2778 for details.