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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Doral Health and Wellness Brooklyn, NY
  • Expired: 20 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced licensed practical nurse (LPN) to join our growing Doral Dialysis healthcare team. The candidate will care for patients and tend to their general comfort and well-being. A compassionate attitude, coupled with impeccable bedside manner and an ability to work in a fast past environment.

LPN Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect, track, and maintain patient history; record any new data
  • Take vitals, including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc.
  • Administer medication, including some injections if state-certification allows; monitor medication doses and patient response
  • Change bandages, dressings, and feeding tubes as needed; insert and change catheters
  • Assist patients with personal hygiene
  • Help patients who need assistance eating and drinking
  • Collect specimens; deliver them to proper department
  • Set-up intravenous (IV) drip if state-certification allows
  • Supervise nurse assistants and provide with them appropriate tasks
  • Provide emotional support to patients and patients’ families; listen to concerns and feedback
  • Take instruction from and report updates to registered nurse/overseeing physician
  • Report any unusual or drastic changes in patient behavior/symptoms; seek help from superiors when needed
  • Ensure rooms are kept clean and sterile
  • Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures

LPN Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Completed state-approved LPN education program; current LPN license to practice
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Previous clinical and/or healthcare experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite; adept at data entry
  • Willing to work long, physically demanding hours
  • Understanding of healthcare state standards and procedures
  • High level of patience, empathy and compassion
  • Excellent observation skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Doral Health and Wellness

At Doral Health & Wellness, we are proud of our commitment to the East New York community to provide integrated interdisciplinary health services in an innovative medical facility dedicated to the health and well-being of our patients. We partner with insurance companies, managed care organizations and hospitals in the area in order to treat our patients with the highest level of care and respect.

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1797 Pitkin Ave Brooklyn NY 11212
Brooklyn, NY
USA

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