Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Cincinnati, OH 45237

Posted: 09/03/2019 Employment Type: Caregiving Industry: MEDICAL Pay Rate: $23.00 per hour Location: Cincinnati Industry: Healthcare Type: Part-Time
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Job Purpose:

Serves patients by providing educational information; helping with daily living; monitoring vital signs and functions; administering medications.

Duties:

* Educates patients and their families by assisting in preoperative, postoperative, and relevant health teaching.

* Administers medications by preparing medications; administering specified medication orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection; recording dosage and time in patient record; maintaining logs.

* Provides ancillary medical care by dressing wounds; giving enemas, douches, alcohol rubs, and massages; applying compresses, ice bags, and hot water bottles.

* Maintains patient stability by taking and recording vital signs.

* Maintains patient nutrition by examining food trays for prescribed diet; feeding patients; recording food and fluid intake and output.

* Helps patients with daily living by bathing, dressing, and assisting patients in walking and turning.

* Keeps nursing supervisors informed by observing patients and reporting adverse reactions to medication or treatment.

* Maintains equipment and supplies by keeping catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen supplies available.

* Performs routine laboratory tests by collecting samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum.

* Prepares cadavers for the mortuary by washing and dressing deceased persons.

* Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Enhances nursing and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.



Skills/Qualifications:

  • Practical Nursing License
  • Administering Medication
  • Pain Management
  • Nutrition
  • Informing Others
  • Hospital Environment
  • Bedside Manner
  • Nursing Skills
  • Listening
  • Multi-tasking
  • Medical Teamwork
  • Acute/Critical Care
  • 1-2 Years Experience
  • 20 Hours per month
  • Set your own hours

Eastern Personnel Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Annette I. Bell
Senior Vice President

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