Nursefinders

Skilled Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse

  • 50123
  • Nursing
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Skilled Nursing
  • November 01, 2018
  • 152 Upper Sherman Ave.
  • Queensbury, NY 12804
  • 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • November 30, 2018
  • Nursefinders
  • Per Diem
  • Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Skilled Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nursefinders of Albany is seeking experienced Licenses Practical Nurses for a skilled nursing facility in South Glens Falls, NY.  All shifts available.  Local contracts and block booking with weekend commitment.  Premium pay rates. 

 
Job Description
The 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.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.