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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) PRN Bonus $1500

Company: Westwood PAC
Location: Statesboro
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Westwood PAC - We are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) PRN to care for residents in a professional and considerate manner at our skilled nursing facility (SNF). We offer nursing and rehabilitation. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse. 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. Generally, our nurses work 12 hour shifts. This posting is to add LPNs to our nursing pool. Responsibilities Record patients' medical histories 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' conditions 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' families or friends to provide advice, comfort, and discharge instructions Skills Proven experience as LPN or similar role Excellent nursing judgement Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team Familiarity with SNF safety, sanitation standards, and procedures Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices Excellent knowledge of medical and SNF terminology Good knowledge of MS Office (or similar technology) and data entry Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Compassionate and able to handle stress Successful completion of LPN license program is a must!

Keywords: Westwood PAC, Savannah , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) PRN Bonus $1500, Healthcare , Statesboro, Georgia

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