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Nursing Home - LP

White Coat Healthcare
Arlington, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The LPNs will work under the direct supervision of the RN, assisting in the planning and treatments for the facility's residents. As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you will be responsible for providing basic medical attention to residents and assessing their well-being as part of the facility.

Responsibilities:

  • Admitting new residents

  • Assisting physicians during rounds of residents’ rooms

  • Assigning and delegating duties to nurse aides staff

  • Monitoring resident care and supervising other nursing staff

  • Performing ongoing assessments of resident's physical and mental health

  • Explaining procedures and treatment protocols to residents

  • Plans and manages patient care according to each patient’s needs.

  • Interviews patients and records their medical history and physical condition.

  • Obtains patient vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.

  • Provides routine care for patients.

  • Observes patients’ health.

  • Reviews medical charts.

  • Accompanies patients to their rooms.

  • Assists physicians and registered nurses.

  • Communicates with patients and their families.

  • Performs standard diagnostic procedures including EKG, phlebotomy, venipuncture, PFT, and Doppler.

  • Prepares specimens for lab courier.

  • Administers medications.

  • Provides wound care.

  • Prepares and administers injections and/or enemas.

  • Assists with patient comfort.

  • Monitors catheters.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Medical knowledge

  • Patience

  • Compassion

  • Kindness

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Knowledge of infection control practices

  • Stamina and physical endurance

  • Observational skills

  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules

  • Communication skills

  • Leadership

  • Empathy

Licensed Practical Nurse Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of the State of Virginia -approved training program

  • BLS certification

  • 1-2 years in a nursing home environment

White Coat Healthcare

Address

Arlington, VA
USA

Industry

Healthcare