Licensed Practical Nurse

Black Mountain, NC

Posted: 12/13/2022 Job Number: 22592050 Pay Rate ($): 27.0

Job Description

Staff Today Inc. (STI) is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to work at a correctional facility in Black Mountain, North Carolina. This is a registry position with our company Staff Today Inc.

Pay Rate: $27 / hour

Shifts Available:
  • 6a-230p 1st shift 8 hours
  • M, T, Th, F 8-4: 30 W 12: 30-9: 00pm
Job Responsibilities:
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, or disabled patients
  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide companionship and basic care to patients
  • Administer prescribed medications to patients
  • Responsible for providing direct nursing care to patients, within the scope of practice to include, but not limited to, the following duties:
  • Screen, observe, and assess patients, provide basic wound care and personal care to patients.
  • Deliver routine respiratory therapy and other treatments.
  • Catheter and colostomy care.
  • Collect vital signs and specimens.
  • Prepare and administer medications.
  • Administer and interpret TB skin tests.
  • Observe and record pertinent patient information.
  • Respond to emergencies, and assist the Registered Nurse and Physician, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least one year (12 months) of previous working experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Must have up to date credentials in the state of North Carolina
  • A valid and current CPR card (American Heart Association)
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Familiarity with medical terminology

If interested, please apply through this job post. You may send a copy of your most recent resume and desired pay rate. If you have any questions, please feel free to call Staff Today Inc. At (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Jessica Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).


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