RN/LPN

Company:
Oak Manor Nursing Home
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Mar. 24th 2019
Location(s):
  • Booneville, AR 72927

Job Description

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Now Hiring RN/LPN. Flexible Shifts, Very Competitive Benefit Package! Vacation, 401K, Holiday Pay, Attendance Bonus/Weekend's Extra. EOE

  • LPN Job Summary

    We are seeking a highly skilled, licensed practical nurse (LPN) to join our growing healthcare team. The candidate will care for patients and tend to their general comfort and well-being. A compassionate attitude, coupled with impeccable bedside manner and an ability to work in a fast past environment.

     

    LPN Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Collect, track, and maintain patient history; record any new data
    • Take vitals, including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc.
    • Administer medication, including some injections if state-certification allows; monitor medication doses and patient response
    • Change bandages, dressings; insert and change catheters
    • Assist patients with personal hygiene
    • Help patients who need assistance eating and drinking
    • Collect specimens; deliver them to proper department
    • Set-up intravenous (IV) drip if state-certification allows
    • Supervise nurse assistants and provide with them appropriate tasks
    • Provide emotional support to patients and patients’ families; listen to concerns and feedback
    • Take instruction from and report updates to registered nurse/overseeing physician
    • Report any unusual or drastic changes in patient behavior/symptoms; seek help from superiors when needed
    • Ensure rooms are kept clean and sterile
    • Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures

    LPN Job Requirements and Qualifications

    • Completed state-approved LPN education program; current LPN license to practice
    • Valid CPR certification
    • Willing to work long, physically demanding hours
    • Understanding of healthcare state standards and procedures
    • High level of patience, empathy and compassion
    • Excellent observation skills with high attention to detail
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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