BrightStar Care Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) job in Mount Holly, NC

BrightStar Care
Job Title
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Pay Type
Est. Wages
$21.41 to $29.65 per hour (Snag Est. )
Mount Holly and Surrounding Areas
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Last Active
+30 days

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Position Summary:

The licensed practical nurse furnishes services in accordance with agency policies, prepares clinical and progress notes, assists the physician and registered nurse in performing specialized procedures, prepares equipment and materials for treatments observing aseptic technique as required; and assists the patient in learning appropriate self-care techniques

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides physical care and carries out therapeutic and medical regimens.
  • Obtains patient histories and medical information.
  • Assists with medical and minor surgical procedures.
  • Assesses, reports, and records vital signs and measurements. Collects specimens.
  • Observes patients for physical or emotional changes. Reports observations.
  • Prepares examining rooms. Selects, sets up and maintains medical supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains a comfortable, orderly, safe and clean environment for patients.
  • Responds to medical emergencies.
  • Records patient information.
  • Prepares patients for continuing care after treatment. May instruct other LPNs. May serve as a source of information on nursing matters pertaining to section.
  • Schedules and coordinates patient and test appointments.
  • May administer medications under direction and authority of professional medical staff person.
  • Performs additional functions incidental to nursing activities.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nurse or vocational nursing program.
  • Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse or licensed vocational nurse in the State.
  • Prefer one year nursing experience. Community/home health or medical/surgical experience is preferred.
  • Complies with accepted professional standards and practice.
  • Possesses and maintains good physical stamina and mental health. Has presented a pre-employment health clearance.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision; has good organizational skills.
  • Flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligation.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and is in good working order.

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Posted: 2018-11-17

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