Licensed Practical Nurse


Batavia, NY

What you'll be doing

The licensed practical nurse utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in a long term care/assisted living facility. Performs focused interview to identify specific needs. Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychological changes in the patient condition. Collects, analyzes and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses. The licensed practical nurse documents the patient plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes and selected nursing interventions. Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements. The responsible person for this position monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff; performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the facility policies and patient outcome standard; provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment. Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education; revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care and effective/ineffective nursing interventions; uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities; monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment.

What your background should be

One year prior professional nursing experience preferred. Current registered nurse/licensed practical nurse license for the state in which the nurse practices. Full command, verbal and written, of the English language. Current Health Certificate (if applicable). Current PPD or Chest X-Ray and current BLS card.

Required Schooling / Training

Not Specified

Who is the client company

The client is a privately held medical staffing company headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.
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