Job Description & Requirements
Skilled Nursing Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nursefinders of Upstate NY is seeking experienced Licensed Practical Nurses for a skilled nursing facility in Syracuse, NY. All shifts available. Flexible scheduling and block booking. Premium pay rates.
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.
*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.
- 9 months experience within the past 3 years
- BLS Certification
- New York State Nursing License
Please call 518-458-2778 for details.
In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
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.
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.