Licensed Practical Nurse

Nashville, NC

Posted: 11/22/2022 Job Number: 22429334 Pay Rate ($): 27.0

Job Description


Staff Today Inc. (STI) is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse  to work at a Correctional Facility in Nashville, North Carolina. This is a registry position in which working for Staff Today Inc at the state facility.
 
 
Shifts Available:
  • 6: 00am-6: 00pm, 3 days a week, and every other weekend, and ability to assist on other shifts as needed
  • 10: 00am-10: 00pm, 3 days a week, and every other weekend, and ability to assist on other shifts as needed
  • Will also consider 8 hour shifts

Additional Information:
  • 13+ week assignment (can be extended at facilities’ request)

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 experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse 
  • Must have up to date credentials in the state of North Carolina
  • A valid and current BLS provider card (American Heart Association)
  • A valid and current LPN license issued by the State of North Carolina.
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Compassionate and caring demeanor
  • Familiarity with medical terminology

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 Staff Today Inc. At (800) 928-5561  and ask to speak with Issac (Monday-Friday 8: 30 AM-5: 00 PM PST).  



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