Job Description & Requirements
Skilled Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
NurseFinders is seeking experienced Licensed Practical Nurses for a skilled nursing facility in Troy, NY. Conveniently located on a busline. All shifts available. 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
- Please call (518)649-9254 for more information