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Licensed Practical Nurse

RCM Healthcare Services Queens, NY Full-Time
$61,304.00 (Careerbuilder est.) What is the Careerbuilder Estimated Salary? Only about 20% of the jobs in our search results contain salary information. When a job posting doesn’t include a salary, we estimate it by looking at similar jobs in the same industry in that location. It is not necessarily endorsed by the employer and actual compensation may vary based on your experience.
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Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides services on a supplemental staffing basis to client facilities.  The LPN works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and participates in patient care within the objectives, standards, and policies of the department and within the parameters of this/her educational parameters.  The LPN is expected to practice a systematic approach to patient care utilizing the nursing process in collaboration with the Registered nurse.  The Licensed Practical Nurse’s role in the nursing process includes:

  • Observes, records and reports patients’ condition, symptoms, reactions and progress to the RN
  • Contributes to the nursing plan of care
  • Assists in the implementation of the plan of care
  • Assists in evaluating patient response by documentation and communication of evaluation data to the RN

 

Qualifications:

Education:        Graduation from an accredited School of Practical or Vocational Nursing with current license

Experience:      One year full time experience in the clinical area or specialty he/she requests to work

Certification:   Current CPR/BLS Certification

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Licensed Practical Nurse is expected to practice safe and ethical nursing within the scope of his/her profession by the State Practice Act, understanding his/her own limitations, seeking advice and assistance when necessary.  Specific duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

·       Giver direct care based on knowledge of principles and practices of the LPN

·       Gives medications via oral, topical, subcutaneous, intradermal and intramuscular routes under the direction of a Registered Nurse.  The LPN has full knowledge of actions and untoward effects of medications being dispensed.

·       Performs activities related to I.V. Therapy according to facility policy and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

·       Assists physicians with patient exams, when required.

·       Contributes to patient/family teaching based on plan of care

·       Provides age specific care to all patients

·       Documents and reports to RN any changes in patient’s condition

·       Consistently practices standard precautions, including hand washing, consistent use of personal protective equipment.

·       Adheres to facilities’ policies for handling bio hazardous materials

·       Updates knowledge and skills by attending continuing education opportunities

 

Essential Functions:

  • Must have working knowledge of the principles and techniques of practical/vocational nursing
  • Must have current knowledge in caring for patients in different developmental stages throughout the life span
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Seeks to obtain educational resources and create learning experiences to enhance and maintain current knowledge and skills for continued competence in nursing
  • Ability to operate and handle may types of medical equipment
  • Frequently move/lift between 50-100 pounds, depending of assignment requirements
  • Stand for long periods with frequent squatting, twisting, bending, kneeling and reaching to prepare equipment, material or objects for providing patient care.
  • Sensory requirements include speech for communication, vision, smell, touch and hearing for accurate assessment of the patient
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment
  • Consistent attendance is required to assure that the client facilities’ needs and patient needs are met.
  • Must have the ability to follow directions/instruction from his/her supervisor.
  • Compliance with institutional policies, procedures and practices

 

Recommended skills

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse Certified
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Nursing
Basic Life Support
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