Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse


Seattle, WA

What you'll be doing

The primary purpose of this position is to 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 patients condition. Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses. Documents the patients plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions. Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements. 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. Documents patients response to nursing and other 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. Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility. Supports professional practice by uses knowledge and practices in accordance with the nurse practice act, standards of nursing practice, standards of patient care, joint commission, state and local laws, patients bill of rights and maxim healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies.

What your background should be

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 healthcare provider CPR card. Current PPD or chest X-Ray. One year prior professional nursing experience preferred. Current BLS card. Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the LPN/RN practices with a score of 80% or greater. Successful completion of maxim background screening process. One-two years of experience in a correctional setting preferred. Previous medication passing experience.

Required Schooling / Training

Not Specified

Who is the client company

The company provides healthcare services.
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