We are seeking LPNs in the Nashville area to join our team! We staff correction facilities, mental health facilities, long term care facilities, assisted living facilities, and long-term acute care hospitals.
- Education: Graduation from accredited College ofPractical or Vocational Nursing, accompanied by current nursing license in each state of desired practice.
- Experience: Oneyearoffull-timeclinicalpracticeineachspecialtyarea.
- Certifications: CurrentBLS/CPRtrainingwithcard,anyotherspecialtycertifications required for working in specific specialty areas (PALS, ACLS, NRP, etc.)
These are just some of the duties that you will be expected to do, but are not limited to the following:
Perform all nursing duties in accordance with the state Nursing Act specific to the state you are working in, while adhering to all facility policies and procedures.
Provide direct patient care, and reports any changes in patient status to the supervising RN to insure patient comfort and safety.
Assist physicians and all healthcare professionals when caring for patient, always giving a complete and thorough report on patient status at end ofshift/assignment to supervising RN.
Perform routine nursing care to assigned patients, while utilizing age specific and universal precaution practices at all times.
Follow correctional facility policy when disposing of biohazardous materials, labeling and handling of all materials.
Actively demonstrates a working knowledge of nursing theory, techniques, principles, and practice in order to holistically care for the patient while reporting any changes to RN in patient's condition following up with proper documentation.
Distribute prescribed medications to assigned patients orally, topically, subcutaneously, intradermal and intramuscularly under the direct supervision of the RN.
The Angel LPN/LVN will be knowledgeable of all medications, reactions, and dosage requirements.
Communicate with all staff and patients with excellent written and verbal skills.
Will frequently lift up to 100 or more pounds consistently causing a high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling, and twisting.
Will handle and be knowledgeable of all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as; vision, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately.
Comply with all facility policy and procedure, while upholding the high expectations of Angel Healthcare.
Accountable and responsible for each specific patient assigned while under direct supervision of the supervising RN.
Is punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts.