Licensed Practical Nurse

Jamaica, NY

Posted: 01/25/2024 Job Number: 24-01397 Pay Rate ($): 36.0

Job Description


Health Advocates Network is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to work at a facility in Jamaica, New York. These are registry positions with our company.

Pay Rate: $36 - $38 / hour

Shift details:
  • Morning/Evening/Night

Duties:
1. Assists registered nurses, physicians, or other licensed health care providers in the identification of individuals needs and participates in the development of plans to address goals.
2. Administers medications and nursing procedures to individuals as prescribed.
3. Obtains and records individuals'temperatures, blood pressures, pulse rates, and other vital signs using standard instruments and procedures.
4. Observes, monitors, and records individuals'symptoms and conditions to obtain and provide information for diagnosis and treatment;identifies responses to medication or changes in health status;and reports such to a registered nurse, physician, or other licensed health care provider.
5. Prepares individuals for or assists with examinations and treatments.
6 Maintains charts and other records of individuals'conditions and/or administered treatments.
7. Attends to individuals'personal needs, including activities of daily living and hygiene tasks, such as bathing, dressing, feeding, and grooming.
8. Talks to individuals, listens to their concerns and responses, and encourages them to cooperate and participate in treatment and rehabilitation activities.
9. Educates and counsels individuals and/or families regarding their health, medications, treatment goals and procedures, and behavioral interactions as appropriate.
10. May perform housekeeping tasks, such as changing linens, and assist other staff in cleaning activities to ensure a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment for individuals. Monitors supply inventories and completes requisition forms to ensure adequate supply levels.
11. May observe and supervise the activities of unlicensed direct care staff, including the administration of medication, to ensure compliance with applicable requirements;and reports observations to higher-level staff.
If interested, please apply through this job post. You may fax a copy of your most recent resume to 877-858-623. If you have any questions, please feel free to call at (800) 928-5561 and ask to speak with Alondra (Monday-Friday 8: 30 AM-5: 00 PM PST).


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