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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: StaffGenius
Location: Camden
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Hire rate $42 hourlyCamden, NJ nursing home- All Shifts/ Full Time scheduleWe are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for residents in a long term care facility in a professional and considerate manner. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) professionals must be first and foremost qualified and compassionate. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing diverse basic care to those who need it while remaining patient and calm. It is a demanding job but also very rewarding.Staff Genius is a national temporary medical position company offering long term placement solutions to facilities.Responsibilities

  • Record a patient's medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients' family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructionsSkills
    • Proven experience as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or similar role
    • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
    • Familiarity with nursing home/longterm care, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
    • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
    • Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
    • Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
    • Perfect physical condition and stamina
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Compassionate and able to handle stress
    • Successful completion of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license program is a must

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Keywords: StaffGenius, Camden , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Camden, New Jersey

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