About the job LPN
1 Position Available
Assignment Length: 8 weeks
Start Date: asap
This position is responsible to perform the following according to location standards, procedures, and individualized resident care plans.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assists with formulating a plan of care for residents in the pertinent area. Provides nursing care to residents according to physician orders and regulations. Updates plan of care when needed. Observes and documents observations and care given to residents. Assures physicians are notified and orders are processed. Receives and shares information; observes and reports residents’ conditions. Responds promptly to resident call lights. Directs and assists with resident, family/significant other education. Notifies family on condition changes etc. Handles linens properly and disposes of soiled linens, clothing, or supplies in adherence to regulations and guidelines. Uses standard precautions by using personal protective equipment and observes transmission guidelines, washes hands between resident cares. Reports / assures timely follow up of signs/symptoms of resident infections.
Licensure Certification: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Prior work experience in the like or related position may be helpful.
Licensure for state of practice is required.
Knowledge: Knowledge and familiarity with the therapeutic effects and side effects of all medications administered.
Physical/Mental Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will operate/activate/use/prepare/inspect/place/detect/position objects, tools, or controls. The employee will frequently communicate/express oneself/exchange/observe/assess/detect information relative to this position. The employee is required to maintain a stationary position/move/position self in response to job tasks. Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
Job Types: Temporary, Contract
Pay: $25.00 - $27.00 per hour