Licensed Practical Nurse

Elizabeth City, NC

Posted: 05/06/2024 Job Number: 24-05363 Pay Rate ($): 45.0

Job Description

Health Advocates Network is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to work at a correctional facility in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. This is a registry position with our company.

Pay Rate: $45 / hour

Shifts Available:
  • 2p-1030p 2nd shift 8 hours
  • Weekends 645-715
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
Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct patient care under the supervision of registered nurses and physicians. Perform routine patient assessments and document findings accurately.
  • Administer medications as prescribed by physicians and maintain proper documentation of medication administration.
  • Regularly monitor and record patients'vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse rate, temperature, and respiration rate.
  • Assist with wound care, dressings, and rehabilitation procedures.
  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation of patient information, progress, and assessments using electronic medical records (EMR) or other designated systems.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals, including physicians, registered nurses, and other members of the interdisciplinary team, to develop and implement comprehensive care plans.
  • Educate patients and their families about healthcare procedures, medications, and post-treatment care instructions to promote effective self-management and recovery.
  • Follow established infection control protocols, including proper hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and safe disposal of medical waste.
  • Act swiftly and effectively during emergencies, implementing appropriate nursing intervention and alerting the appropriate personnel as necessary.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives, ensuring adherence to best practices, policies, and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains compliance and complies with annual requirements
  • Successfully completes required employment-related documentation, testing, and screenings in a timely manner
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 at (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Jessica Monday-Friday (08: 30 AM - 05: 00 PM PST).

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