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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Local

Company: Genie Healthcare
Location: Sparks
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our healthcare team. As an LPN, you will provide direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the well-being and comfort of patients while adhering to all medical protocols and standards.Responsibilities:- Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by healthcare providers- Monitor patient vital signs and report any significant changes to the healthcare team- Assist with diagnostic evaluations and procedures- Provide basic life support in emergency situations- Perform aseptic techniques and maintain infection control measures- Catheterize patients when necessary- Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient care plans- Document patient information, treatments, and responses accurately in electronic health records (eClinicalWorks)- Educate patients and their families on healthcare procedures, medications, and self-care techniques- Provide emotional support to patients and their families during difficult times- Assist with behavioral health interventions as needed- Administer dialysis treatments as required- Manage acute pain through appropriate interventions- Administer inhaled medications as prescribedSkills:- Strong knowledge of pediatric nursing principles and practices- Proficient in diagnostic evaluation techniques- Skilled in aseptic technique for infection control- Ability to catheterize patients when necessary- Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)- Familiarity with electronic health record systems, such as eClinicalWorks- Experience in behavioral health interventions is a plus- Competent in administering dialysis treatments if required- Knowledgeable in acute pain management strategies- Proficient in administering inhaled medicationsIf you are a dedicated LPN who is passionate about providing high-quality patient care, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of our patients every day!Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not include every task or responsibility that may be required.Job Types: Contract, Travel nursingPay: $40.00 per hourExpected hours: 36 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* GeriatricsPhysical setting:* Long term care* Nursing home* Rehabilitation centerStandard shift:* Day shiftSupplemental pay types:* Overtime paySupplemental schedule:* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* 3x12Ability to Relocate:* Sparks, NV: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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