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We're looking for LPNs that are interested in working 5 weeks Contract assignment. Under direct supervision of Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN provides nursing care within the scope of licensure for assigned patients according to established nursing standards and hospital policies and procedures. administers medication, performs treatments and patient care responsibilities as prescribed.consults with and keeps Registered Nurse informed of activities, symptoms, reactions, and changes in the patient’s condition with regard to assigned patients.provides appropriate pain management techniques and educates the patient and family regarding pain management.administers medication following the five rights of medication administration within scope of practice.assists with the rehabilitation and treatment of patients in accordance with the medical plan of care, updates, and revises plan of care under the supervision of Registered Nurse.assists physicians with examinations, treatments and special procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills as directed by the Registered Nurse.treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.assists with admitting, discharging and transferring of patients.identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Services/Discharge Planner regarding both in-hospital and post discharge needs.
Twelve (12) month prior experience in an skilled nursing home facility set.Requirements
Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurses.
Valid Arizona Licensed Practical Nurse License.
Intravenous Blood Certification preferred 1-3 years