Nursefinders

Licensed Practical Nurse

  • 97693
  • Nursing
  • LPN/LVN
  • Skilled Nursing
  • October 16, 2020
  • 7000 Cochran Rd.
  • Solon, OH 44139
  • 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • November 14, 2020
  • Nursefinders
  • Per Diem
  • Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Licensed Practical Nurse

LPN Job Duties and Responsibilities

Majority of the tasks performed by an LPN are regardless of their workplace environment, whereas some solely depend on the clinical settings. Here are some of the prominent LPN duties and responsibilities –

  • Keeping a check on the eating habits of the patients and how many times they are using the washroom.
  • Assembling the equipment like gastrostomy tubes, catheters, and oxygen supplies.
  • Providing the basic bedside care like dressing wounds, changing bandages, inserting catheters, and giving injections.
  • Taking the patient's vital signs such as respiration, temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate.
  • Enter the data related to the record of patients in computer systems.
  • Admitting and billing patients
  • Interview patients and examine their medical history.
  • Regulate vaccinations and injections
  • Educate and encourage patients to avoid unhealthy routine
  • Keep the health records updated
  • Inform the patients about the doctor’s order or test results via mail or call
  • Assist registered nurses and other superior nurses to develop best care plan for the patients
  • Help the patients to understand documentation or paperwork
  • Talk to the patients about their present problems, allergies, medications and keep an eye on their medical records
  • Accomplish scheduled immunizations, visual acuity testing, nebulizer treatments, and regulate TB tests
  • Talk to the patients and their families about their treatment plan, tests, and diagnoses
  • Supervise certified nursing assistants and other non-licensed nursing professionals
  • Starting, monitoring, or discontinuing the intravenous catheters or the intravenous fluids.
  • Taking verbal orders from the MD (Doctor of Medicine)
  • Aid in phlebotomy - analyze patients, look over the requisition form for requested tests, and set equipment, patient and puncture site.
  • Assists in IV set-ups: validate solution to be regulated, analyzing infusion site, keep track of IV function and patient comfort, and terminate IV at an appropriate time, as ordered by MD.
  • Manage adequate inventory of examination room supplies and set the rooms.
  • Undertake various office responsibilities: answer calls and reply to messages and execute triage within the scope of licensed practical nursing practice in an accurate and precise way.
  • Help to coordinate patient referrals and take part in the training and orientation of new employees.
  • Call pharmacies for ordering prescriptions and store supplies in the rooms of patients

 

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.