Licensed Practical Nurse

Columbia, SC

Posted: 02/10/2023 Job Number: 23088407 Pay Rate ($): 32.0

Job Description

Staff Today, a HAN Division, is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work at the state Mental Health facility in Columbia, South Carolina . This is a registry position working for Staff Today.

Pay Rate: $32 / hour

Shifts Available:
  • 2/13- Need LPN for day shift.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assists a doctor or a registered nurse in a variety of paraprofessional nursing tasks.
  • Supervises the work of nursing assistants and other subordinate health care personnel in the performance of routine nursing duties; carries out established procedures and policies.
  • Discusses patient' s progress and needs with physicians and registered nurses; assists them with examinations and treatment.
  • Cleans and sterilizes general floor supplies.
  • Administers routine oral, subcutaneous and intramuscular medications following departmental policies and procedures; records significant responses to administered medications.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse and respiration of patients.
  • Tests vision and hearing of patients.
  • Takes blood and smears for testing.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
  • Knowledge of practical nursing procedures.
  • Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene, basic health and safety practices.
  • Knowledge of the human anatomy.
  • Ability to make accurate technical and physical observations of patients.
  • Ability to accurately record observations.
Special Requirements:
  • Positions in this classification require licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing.

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

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