Staffing Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: Interim HealthCare
Posted on: January 16, 2022
We are looking to hire Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN's) to work
in Assisted Living & Memory Care Facilities in the Joliet,
Bolingbrook, and Plainfield areas.
Pay ranges from $28.00 to $39.00 per hour. Call (815) 725-9091
today for more information.
Provides nursing care to patients in accordance with physician's
orders, established standards of practice, and the policies and
procedures of the contracting employer. - Makes decisions that are
based upon his/her education and experience in nursing.
Implements physician orders and reports the patient's response to
care for all patients assigned.
Recognizes changing patient conditions and emergency situations and
intervenes appropriately within the scope of practice and
contracting employer's policies and procedures.
Displays a working knowledge of common disease pathophysiology and
common diagnostic tests and procedures.
Administers medications in accordance with established medication
administration principles, physician's orders, the State Nurse
Practice Act and the contracting employer's policies and
Reviews and carries out physician orders in a timely and accurate
Reads and interprets policy and procedure manuals, written
physician's orders, equipment operating instructions and safety
Responds to inquiries or complaints from physicians, patients,
family/visitors, colleagues and other health care providers and
Presents written and verbal information and direction to patients,
family, and staff.
Interprets a variety of technical data as appropriate to assigned
responsibilities and scope of practice (e.g. lab and diagnostic
test results, monitoring equipment, infusion pumps, etc.).
Understands instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or
Applies basic math to job situations (e.g. drug calculations,
intake and output calculations).
Establishes effective relationships with patients, physicians,
families/visitors, coworkers and superiors.
Provides direct care to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses,
conditions, and diseases.
Maintains a safe environment for all patients assigned.
Responds to emergency/disaster situations according to the policies
and procedures of the contracting employer.
Operates patient equipment and devices according to manufacturer's
operating instructions and contracting employer's policy.
Provides legible, clear written or electronic documentation of all
patient care provided, medications administered, and the patient's
response to care.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information in accordance
with contracting employer's policies and procedures.
May provide limited supervision to other LPNs and/or
paraprofessional personnel providing patient care through task
assignments, direction and evaluation of work completed.
Works under the direct supervision of the contracting employer who
is also responsible for monitoring work in progress and
reevaluating the status of the assigned work at the end of the
Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to
fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and
ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Current state license in good standing in the state in which
One (1) year nursing experience as defined by the contracting
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) training in adults, children and
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Effectively reads and communicates in the English language.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to perform multiple tasks.
Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
Manual dexterity (eye-hand coordination).
Ability to work as a member of a team, including but not limited to
the ability to manage stress appropriately, to make decisions under
pressure, and to handle multiple priorities.
Ability to maintain and demonstrate professional behavior at all
Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Work is performed in various health care settings and not limited
to clinics, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, doctor's offices or
Work environment involves frequent exposure to communicable
diseases, blood borne pathogens and/or potentially infectious or
hazardous materials and situations that require following extensive
safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment
(e.g. face masks, goggles, latex or non latex gloves).
Work environment may involve occasional exposure to potential
electrical shock, and to x-ray/electromagnetic energy.
Able to spend varying amounts of time sitting, standing and
Able to frequently lift, reposition, and transfer clients and to
stand, bend, stoop, squat, kneel and reach freely and assist
clients with standing and walking.
Sufficient endurance to perform the required physical and mental
tasks over long periods of time.
Requires normal, correctable vision and hearing and the ability to
identify and distinguish colors.
Requires excellent hand-eye coordination and fine motor function
necessary to operate equipment safely and calculate/prepare
medications and other procedures.
Able to successfully work in areas that are confined and/or
Medium physical activity may require frequent lifting, carrying,
pushing or pulling up to 50 lbs.
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