Nurse Care of North Carolina is hiring skilled Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) to add to our growing team of dedicated health care professionals! We are looking for that special nurse to work with some of our treasured clients in the Guilford county area. In addition to this, we offer flexible schedules built by you, for you!
We are currently in need of night and weekend nurses, however, we encourage all to apply.
*Pay Based on Experience
*Employee Benefits - a range of benefits for qualifying employees, including health insurance, 401K, dental, and vision
*Registered Nurses on staff 24/7 to address any medical questions
*Paid Training/Educational Classes
*Flexible start date
Essential Functions of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN):
*Possess and maintain a valid nursing license from the state of North Carolina or another compact state
*Work 16 hours a month minimum to be kept as an active Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our system
*Complete the required orientation process, including education on job requirements, OSHA standards, Nurse Care of North Carolina policies/procedures and any medication/skills test as required for position
*Attend all required in-service meetings and satisfy in-service education requirements
*Administer medications to clients and residents according to the Medication Administration Record and document accordingly.
*Communicate fluently with clients and all NCNC team members.
*Perform and document any treatments according to the instructions in the Treatment Record and/or coordinated Plan of Care. This could include turning, lifting and positioning clients as needed and assisting clients with transfers in and out of wheelchair, bed, bath or shower.
*Encourage clients/patients to do as much as possible for themselves to maintain independence.
*Supervise any staff assigned to your patients during your shift.
*Observe and report to the physician, Facility Supervisor or Nursing Administrator any emergency situations concerning a patient’s condition.
*Give report to oncoming Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the next shift.
The qualified Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) must possess and maintain an active license from the state of North Carolina or another compact state and be in good standing with the NC Board of Nursing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position:
*Highly self-motivated with a positive attitude
*1 year of experience in direct patient care required
*Valid driver’s license with car insurance and relatively clean driving record
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
*Home based health experience preferred.
Physical Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Position:
*The physical activities of this position may involve fingering, grasping, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, and stooping.
*This position may require occasional lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs. and regular lifting, pushing or pulling of 25 lbs. Lifting over 50 pounds would require assistance from staff member.
**This description is intended to be a general statement about this job and not to be considered a detailed assignment. It may be modified by Nurse Care of North Carolina or the contracted nursing facility to adjust for necessary changes