CareerStaff Unlimited Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Long Term Care (LTC) in Falmouth, Massachusetts
ReadyNurse Staffing Services is hiring qualified Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to work a per diem schedule across many of our beautifully skilled Long Term Care facilities! We have needs from multiple facilities, so this is an excellent opportunity for consistent per diem work with a schedule of your choosing and excellent pay!
Qualified candidates should have 1 year of recent experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at a Skilled Nursing Facility or Long Term Care Facility.
Under the immediate supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) in provision of patient care; includes recording vital signs, discussing chief health concerns, performing testing, and administering injections; assists with procedures and documentation.
Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
Answer patients' calls and determine how to assist them.
Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration.
Provide basic patient care or treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, treating bedsores, giving enemas or douches, rubbing with alcohol, massaging, or performing catheterizations.
Work as part of a healthcare team to assess patient needs, plan and modify care, and implement interventions.
Supervise nurses' aides or assistants.
Evaluate nursing intervention outcomes, conferring with other healthcare team members as necessary.
Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
Record food and fluid intake and output.
Professional Experience/Educational Requirements
Demonstrated experience in direct patient care in specialty setting with responsibility for providing nursing care to multiple patients/residents
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) degree from an accredited institution
1 year of supervised experience in specialty setting.
BLSand/or ACLS CPR certification
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or license eligible in the state of Rhode Island
Pass a criminal background check upon hire and on annual basis
Genesis HealthCare and Genesis Rehab Services offer remarkable staffing solutions through CareerStaff Unlimited. As one of the nation’s premier medical staffing companies, CareerStaff Unlimited combines the resources of a national organization with the personal touch of a local agency. A full-service provider of staffing solutions, we help health care facilities meet their workforce objectives.
With 25 years of experience and a superior reputation with healthcare facilities across the U.S., we are able to provide a variety of work options including per diem, full time, part time, permanent placement and travel opportunities. Apply today for additional information.