Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

ID: C-LPN-8129076 (23965073)
Location: ME - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Duration: Part Time
Contact: Adelphi Premier Team    Call: 770-485-1684
Updated: 03/29/2024

'Summary:

• Ref #: C-LPN-8129076
• Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse
• Job Type: Contract/Travel
• Location: Kennebunk, ME
• Start Date: ASAP
• Duration: 13 weeks
• Schedule:, 3P-11P
• Rate: Travel: $1,695/37-hours; Local: $1,103/37-hours

Requirements:

• Valid and active Licensed Practical Nurse State license
• BLS certification

Responsibilities:

.• Deliver direct nursing care to patients, under the guidance of RNs or physicians, encompassing tasks like medication administration, wound care, and vital signs monitoring.
• Perform comprehensive patient assessments, involving physical exams, medical histories, and medication reviews, to craft personalized care plans.
• Administer prescribed medications and treatments meticulously, guaranteeing accurate dosing and adherence to established protocols.
• Evaluate, clean, dress, and manage wounds, incisions, and injuries while actively monitoring for infection or complications.
• Continuously monitor and meticulously document patients' vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rates.
• Maintain detailed and precise patient records, recording changes in their condition, administered treatments, and medication management.
• Educate patients and their families on their medical conditions, prescribed medications, and self-care practices, with a focus on overall well-being.
• Administer and closely monitor intravenous (IV) medications and fluids, ensuring proper insertion and functioning of IV lines.
• Provide care for patients with urinary catheters, including insertion, routine maintenance, and diligent monitoring for complications.
• Collect patient samples, such as blood, urine, and sputum, for subsequent laboratory testing and analysis.
• Collaborate closely with the healthcare team, including RNs, physicians, therapists, and support staff, to ensure seamless patient care.
• Address patient comfort and safety requirements, including positioning, mobility assistance, and pain management.
• Respond swiftly and effectively during medical emergencies, adhering to established protocols and delivering basic life support as necessary.
• Adhere rigorously to infection control procedures, encompassing proper hand hygiene and utilization of personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent infections from spreading.
• Safely handle, store, and dispose of medications and medical supplies, in strict accordance with regulations and guidelines.
• Foster health and wellness by promoting preventive care measures like vaccinations and screenings, and aiding with health assessments.
• Advocate for patients' rights and needs within the healthcare system, ensuring they receive the appropriate care and support.
• Stay current on nursing best practices, regulations, and advancements through ongoing education and training.
• In certain cases, LPNs may supervise certified nursing assistants (CNAs) or unlicensed assistive personnel (UAPs) to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care.
• Other duties assigned by Management



This LPN job opening last updated on 03/29/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on LPNJobSite.com.

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