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Licensed Practical Nurse
Partnership Web Apps Recruitment Agency Oklahoma City, OK

Licensed Practical Nurse

Partnership Web Apps Recruitment Agency
Oklahoma City, OK
  • Full-Time
Job Description

We are looking for a reliable Licensed Practical Nurse to care for invalids and injured people in a professional and considerate manner. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor.


Licensed Practical Nurse 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.


Responsibilities


  • Record a patient’s medical history 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’ condition 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’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions


Requirements


  • Proven experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse or similar role
  • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
  • Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
  • Perfect physical condition and stamina
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and able to handle stress
  • Successful completion of LPN license program is a must


Address

Partnership Web Apps Recruitment Agency

Oklahoma City, OK
USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

Over a month ago

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