Job Number: 22429334
Pay Rate ($): 27.0
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.
- 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
- 13+ week assignment (can be extended at facilities’ request)
- 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.
- 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).