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Unit Manager, LPN - NEW HUGE rates 11/4/21

Company: Canal Pointe - Divine Rehabilitation and Healthcar
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Job Description: Top Duties and Qualifications A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Licensed Vocational Nurse, is responsible for providing basic medical attention to patients and assessing their wellbeing as part of a larger medical team. Their duties include checking vital signs, recording a patients medical history and assisting patients with hygiene. Licensed Practical Nurse duties and responsibilities Licensed Practical Nurses assist medical staff in caring for patients. They have the following responsibilities: Monitor patients vitals and record them in their file Maintain the cleanliness and comfort of each patient, including bathing, feeding and dressing Assist nursing and medical staff with basic medical tasks, such as administering medication Update patient records in a confidential manner Evaluate the patients wellbeing, reporting any needs to medical staff Explain treatments and procedures to patients and families Change dressings and bandages, ensuring patients are healing properly Move patients from wheelchairs, beds and gurneys What does a Licensed Practical Nurse do? LPNs work in medical environments such as hospitals, clinics, nursing homes. rehabilitation centers and in-home care agencies to administer routine care, identify health problems and improve a patients quality of life through healthcare. LPNs work under the direct supervision of a more experienced Registered Nurse and record all patient interactions to develop thorough documentation about their care. They help prepare patients for procedures and assist with routine recovery care after initial treatment. LPNs usually work with several patients at once and administer care according to a schedule, upholding medical routines and procedures. Licensed Practical Nurse skills and qualifications Licensed Practical Nurses typically need certain skills, including: Strong communication skills Good time management and organization Problem-solving skills Ability to lift and move patients Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills Extensive knowledge of basic health care procedures Knowledge in measuring and administering medication Ability to walk or stand for long periods of time Job Type: Full-time Pay: $35.00 per hour Benefits: Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 12 hour shift 8 hour shift Education: Associate (Preferred) Experience: Nursing: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification: BLS Certification (Preferred) RN (Preferred) Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Canal Pointe - Divine Rehabilitation and Healthcar, Columbus , Unit Manager, LPN - NEW HUGE rates 11/4/21, Executive , Columbus, Ohio

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