Licensed Practical Nurse

Job ID: 61033
Job Category: Nursing
Profession: LPN/LVN
Specialty: Skilled Nursing
Date Posted: 5/23/2018
Address: 1105 SCHROCK ROAD SUITE 130
Location: Paducah, KY 42001
Shift: -
Organization: Nursefinders
Employment Type: Evergreen
Pay Rate: Call for details

Job Description & Requirements

Licensed Practical Nurse


Nursefinders of Kentucky has partnered with a large skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Paducah, KY.  We have per diem and contract opportunities for all shifts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION

  • Responsible during the shift for the total nursing care of residents in the assigned unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for compliance with Federal, State, Local, and company regulations.
  • Explains procedures and treatments and care plan to resident.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Transcribes physician’s orders.
  • Charts progress notes in an informative, factual manner that reflects the care administered as well as the resident’s response to care.
  • Receives/gives report from/to nurse he/she is relieving/coming on and records sufficient information and implements appropriate follow-up action as necessary
  • Follows established procedures for charting and reporting all reports of incident/accidents for residents and employees.
  • Conducts frequent rounds to evaluate effectiveness of care delivery.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of resident.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of resident.
  • Observes resident, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of resident’s condition and
  • reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of resident.
  • Responds to emergency situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Assists in completion of the care plans (acute and long term) and is involved in the care conference as deemed necessary.
  • Participates, reports to DON/ Administrator and conducts (as appropriate) investigations related to any alleged abuse.
  • Ensures that documentation is reflective of the care plan and that the approaches on the care plan are being followed.
  • Coordinates residents’ rehabilitation program with therapists to ensure 24 hour rehabilitation needs are met.
  • Identifies residents at risk for nutritional problems and implements preventative measures.
  • Records new/changed diet orders. Forwards information to the Dietary Department.
  • Assures documentation is accurately completed for admission, discharge and transfer.

EDUCATION / REQUIREMENTS
Current State of LVN/LPN with a minimum of 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Good standing in the state registry is required.


Call 614-431-3655 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.

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