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LIcensed Practical Nurse

Responsible:

  • Responsible for performing treatments and administering medications; complete essential documentation, give direct nursing care and assist technician in delivery of nursing care; communicate with members, families and staff.
  • May be assigned to work in other areas of nursing as needed.
  • Observes, evaluates, and charts patient’s behaviors, symptoms, reactions to medications, diet, the environment and patient needs.
  • Responds to patient’s calls and/or requests. Prepares and administers therapies and/or treatments such as rehabilitation activities, dressing wounds, or other skin or breathing treatments.
  • Documents care activities in patient’s medical record.
  • Administers medications, charts time given and amounts on patient records; is aware of potential and actual adverse medication reactions and responds appropriately when such occur.
  • Assists or collaborates with Registered Nurses, unit manager, or team leader in developing nursing care plans; assists in implementing care plans.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings to provide input into patient care planning. Interprets care and treatment plans and approaches to other personnel.
  • Reviews charting, evaluates and reports patient care to proper persons; keeps necessary records.
  • May prepare patients for examinations, tests, or physician visits.Monitors direct care staff; assists in training and educating direct care staff.
  • May act as assistant to charge nurse when necessary.

Description

  • Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home, 12505 So. 40th Street, Bellevue,NE, 4blks West of 36th on Capehart Rd)
  • Hiring rate of position: $14.515/hr up to $14.84/hr after July 1, 2013.Additional pay with verified experience.
  • Work schedule: Night Shift- 10:30p.m.-7:00a.m. and work alternating weekends. Days off; wk 1: Mon/Sat/Sun; wk 2: Friday
  • Under direction of a Registered Nurse or other eligible licensed practitioner, provides nursing care for ill, injured, or disabled persons performs related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of: licensed practical nursing theory and practice, principles and techniques of patient care and treatments, medication and medication administration procedures and practices, and care and use of medical equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to: evaluate nursing needs and to exercise competent judgment; evaluate patient behaviors, symptoms, and effects of medications; plan, monitor work of direct care staff; apply proper body mechanics for heavy lifting; communicate effectively; interact with members and others in a positive manner and be flexible to meet changing demands of the job; follow oral and written instructions in exact detail; prepare and maintain records, charts and reports; maintain a helpful and sympathetic attitude toward patients.
  • Knowledge of: licensed practical nursing theory and practice, principles and techniques of patient care and treatments, medication and medication administration procedures and practices, and care and use of medical equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally and push/pull occasionally up to 75 lbs.
  • on a daily basis; to frequently bend at the waist and neck and frequently twist at the waist and walk or stand up to 90% of the shift.

Qualifications / Requirements:

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