*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Looking for LPN for 13 week contract, Nights 11p-7:15a. 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. RESPONSIBILITIES OF
Participate in the
assessment process by collecting information and reporting to the
Assist the Registered
Nurse in the formulation of the meaningful plan of care.
Provides information on
patient progress to RN in order to have input into plan of care revision.
Monitor patient nutrition
and fluid balance.
Provides emotional support
to the patient and family.
Proficient in the use of
the Hospital information system.
within the confines of the Nurse Practice Act.
Does not administer any
medication (except saline flushes) by direct IV push technique or
administer an IV bolus for plasma volume expansion.
mini-bags/bottles/ intermittent IVs and IV solutions with medication
only after the first does has been administered by a RN the first does
being defined as a new solution, new medication or changes in dosage of a
Observes for signs and
symptoms of expected action, side effects and toxic effects of medication
and reports to the RN.
Documents medications and
IV administration according to policy.
Notifies the RN of orders
for any medication, which Licensed Practical Nurses are not permitted to
Monitors patient safety as
outlined in PCP and hospital policy.
Adheres to hospital/nursing facility
policies and procedures related to:
Annual health assessmentCustomer relations