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Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse - LPN/LVN (PRN)

Nelson Enterprise Technology Services, LLC (NETS) Gulfport, MS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 to $21 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

We are seeking a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) to join our team to support the Armed Services Retirement Home in Gulfport, MS. The position is per diem and will be called upon to fill vacancies for full time staff. The perfect candidate would be a LPN/LVN that is looking to pick up additional weekday/weekend or holiday shifts. You will work alongside fellow caregivers to provide high quality patient care.

LPN pay is $17.00 an hour, plus H&W, which is $4.48 an hour. For a total of $21.48 per hour. There are also shift differentials up to an additional $3.50 per hour depending on the shift selected.

LPN/LVN shall demonstrate proficiency in:

• Venipuncture - demonstrate ability to initiate and complete venipuncture procedures for laboratory tests.

• Monitor residents with specialized respiratory therapy such as Bi-Pap and C-Pap.

• Ability to document an electronic record upon completion of orientation training.

• Shall have one-year practical experience in geriatric care.

• Medication administration competency

Duties:

• Observe resident’s changing condition and participate in revising care plans throughout a shift, consistent with recognized nursing standards in accordance with appropriate nursing care and prescribed medical treatment while adhering to all legal, ethical, nursing, and evidence-based practice guidelines.

• Assess and record information regarding the resident’s condition and establish a plan of action to carry out nursing care.

• Support the resident and/or family members in the integration of the care plan toward the achievement of stated goals.

• Provide to the resident communication and teaching information and education, before and after procedures, treatments, medication administration.

• Administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, and intramuscular injection), and monitor for any physical or emotional contradictions to the medications. Proper certification for IVs by LPN/LVNs is required.

• Perform a range of diagnostic support duties which includes: taking vital signs, obtaining specimens, venipuncture (if certified) calling the laboratory for lab reports, recording lab reports given over the telephone, and assisting the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations. Follow up on resident care and acts as a liaison with other healthcare professionals regarding residents’ needs for continuity of care.

• Perform a range of treatment procedures that include but are not limited to, using hot and cold packs, extensive sterile dressing changes, giving enemas, inserting urinary catheters, passing medications, caring for residents in isolation, setting up and giving treatments that require auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction.

Documentation:

• Observe and document all pertinent data regarding the physical and emotional status of residents. Promptly assesses and takes action to alleviate problems reflected in subtle changes in the condition such as dizziness or slight rise in temperature. Makes careful observations to assure that nursing procedures and treatments are not causing additional distress.

Supervision: This person will work under the direction of the RN and serves as member of a nursing team with a written assignment.

 

To be considered for the position, please submit the following documents to careers@nets-us.com:

Current Resume

Proof of Citizenship

Immunizations Records

State License

BLS Card

Background Check

Medline University Assessment

Company Description
About NETS
NETS is a Minority-owned 8(a) Small Business incorporated in 2008. We are a Department of Veterans Affairs CVE-Certified SDVOSB with exceptional qualifications bringing a full spectrum of services to the Federal Government. We focus on leveraging Emerging Technologies and Professional Staffing to continually improve our support of customer missions and services to Government & Enterprise clients Worldwide.

We are focused on providing quality patient care and delivering improved patient outcomes by supplying rapid response healthcare professionals for urgent staffing needs to maintain the continuity of care for our customers.

Our Technology Services are designed to develop robust, secure and stable technology solutions for your business. We maintain a keen eye on emerging technologies and assess how effective they may align with business strategies
and incorporate common sense solutions achieve business goals.

Our Benefits
Benefits are effective Day 1 of your employment with NETS. Our reputation is built upon the talents and integrity of our employees. We value the contributions of each and every person that is a part of our organization. We offer exciting, challenging career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include the following:
-10 Paid Federal Holidays Annually
-Paid Vacation in line with contractual requirements
-Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage for full time employees
-Flexible work arrangements, where possible

NETS does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Nelson Enterprise Technology Services, LLC (NETS)

About NETS NETS is a Minority-owned 8(a) Small Business incorporated in 2008. We are a Department of Veterans Affairs CVE-Certified SDVOSB with exceptional qualifications bringing a full spectrum of services to the Federal Government. We focus on leveraging Emerging Technologies and Professional Staffing to continually improve our support of customer missions and services to Government & Enterprise clients Worldwide. We are focused on providing quality patient care and delivering improved patient outcomes by supplying rapid response healthcare professionals for urgent staffing needs to maintain the continuity of care for our customers. Our Technology Services are designed to develop robust, secure and stable technology solutions for your business. We maintain a keen eye on emerging technologies and assess how effective they may align with business strategies and incorporate common sense solutions achieve business goals. Our Benefits Benefits are effective Day 1 of your employment with NETS. Our reputation is built upon the talents and integrity of our employees. We value the contributions of each and every person that is a part of our organization. We offer exciting, challenging career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include the following: -10 Paid Federal Holidays Annually -Paid Vacation in line with contractual requirements -Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage for full time employees -Flexible work arrangements, where possible NETS does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

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