LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)
The Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN is primarily responsible for providing quality care, appropriate to the ages and needs of the residents served.
Here are a few of the daily responsibilities of a Licensed Practical Nurse:
Visit residents on your assigned unit on a daily basis in order to observe and evaluate each resident’s physical and emotional status.
Notify the physician, and/or the DON when there is a change in the resident’s condition.
Identify resident problems and emergency situations and initiate immediate “life saving” measures in the absence of a physician.
Ensure that residents who are unable to call for help are checked frequently.
Provide direct nursing care and provide clinical supervision of nursing assistants working with residents assigned on your unit to provide direct care.
Administer and document medication and treatments per the physician’s order and accurately record all care provided
Perform and document a comprehensive assessment on each assigned resident and develop care plan based on such assessment.
Participate in resident care conferences as assigned.
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $21.00 to $25.00 /hour