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LPN/ License Practical Nurse

LPN/ License Practical Nurse

Job Description

 LPN/ License Practical Nurse
FT/PT/ Perdeim
Medistar Personnel staffing agency  
is seeking LPN's for a Nursing Home (LTC)
in Brooklyn, NY


         Essential Functions:

  • Performs personal care for the comfort and well being of the patient, such as bed bath, tub bath, sitz bath, mouth care, skin care, and hair care.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Feeds patients and records dietary intake.  Distributes water and other nourishments.
  • Measures and records intake and output.
  • Assists the patient with bedpan, urinal, bedside commode, bowel and bladder retraining.  Records daily bowel function.  Applies condom catheters.
  • Administers cleansing, fleet, and/or retention enema.
  • Provides perineal and catheter care.
  • Empties drainage device from body cavities and wounds.  Maintains gastric suction.
  • Assists with simple non-sterile dressing changes, application and removal of ace bandages, TED hose, heat lamps, pelvic and cervical traction.
  • Makes beds and changes linen.
  • Performs PM care to include: back rubs, straightening linens, and assisting patients with elimination at bedtime.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure.  Obtains and records patient weight and height.
  • Turns and positions patients.  Assists patients with transfers to bed, wheelchair, and stretcher.
  • Assists with range of motion exercises.
  • Provides instructions to patients and family members according to approved protocols and/or the plan of care, under supervision.
  • Applies mitts and restraints as directed.
  • Adheres to principles of infection control.
  • Identifies safety hazards and provides a safe environment for patients, visitors, and associates.
  • Maintains patient, physician, and staff confidentiality

Medistar employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following benefits


  • Weekly Pay/ Direct Deposits
  •  Guaranteed Hours
  •  Excellent hourly pay rates
    Our health Care professionals receive the top pay rates in the industry.
  • Referral bonuses
    When you refer a colleague or friend to our company, you will be eligible to receive a bonus of $100.00 when they complete 120 clinical hours!
  • Medical insurance
    We offer a great health insurance plan which you are eligible for starting on day one. We pay 100 percent of premium expenses for the medical insurance for you and offer great rates for spouse and family.
  • Dental insurance
    Our dental insurance plan pays 100 percent of your dental premiums and covers diagnostic and preventive procedures at very affordable rates.
  • Discount vision program
    We offer a vision eye care benefit at no cost to you, through our partnership with a national discount vision provider.
  • Professional Liability Insurance and Workers Comp Coverage
    Comprehensive professional liability insurance free of charge that provides you with coverage from the first day on assignment. Our Workers Comp policy protects you, if you are ever injured on the job!

Job Requirements

  • Updated Resume
  • 2 Professional Reference Letters
  • Current NYS LPN/ CNA License
  • Recent CNA LTC Experience
  • CPR Certification
  • Updated Physical Examination
  • Excellent Bedside Manner
  • Positive attitude towards the elderly

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Job Snapshot

Other Pay Referral Bonuses
Employment Type Per Diem
Job Type Health Care, Nurse
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services, Employment - Recruiting - Staffing
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Brooklyn, NY / LPN
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LPN/ License Practical Nurse

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