Cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals and similar institutions.
Administers prescribed medications or starts intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
Observes patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions.
Answers patients' calls and determines how to assist them.
Measures and records patients' vital signs.
Provides basic patient care or treatments.
Works as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
Supervises nurses' aides or assistants.
Assembles and uses equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
Records food and fluid intake and output.
Collects samples, such as blood and urine from patients, and performs routine laboratory tests on samples.
Prepares patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
Helps patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
Sterilizes equipment and supplies.
*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Education: Associate's degree in nursing
Experience: LPN license with 1-2 years of related experience
Looking for LPN for 13 week contract, Evenings 3p-11:15p.
Must have NYS license. Temp license acceptable to start.
Required BLS. AHA Required.
The Licensed Practical Nurse under the general supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse is responsible to utilize the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) in coordinating the delivery of nursing care. The LPN will directly supervise Technicians and/or Assistants on their assigned unit. Activities include basic hygiene and comfort needs, nutrition and fluid balance including tube feeding and monitoring IV fluids, medication administration consistent with scope of practice and regulatory requirements, reinforcement of the established teaching plan and the contribution of information for the planning of care.
Education: High school graduate or equivalent thereof and a graduate of an accredited LPN program. LPNs are responsible to maintain a current level of competence through education and nursing process.
Experience: Previous patient care experience is preferred.
Certification: A current New York State LPN License required.