Licensed Practical Nurse

Bronx, NY

Post Date: 05/24/2018 Job ID: 11209024
ProMed Staffing Resources is currently hiring for Licensed Practical Nurses for our Bronx LTC facilities. All shifts available...

Common Duties
Many tasks are performed regardless of the job environment. The LPN will usually be the first medical professional to work with a patient. Recording the patient's history is one of the first duties. Other jobs the LPN performs include:
  • Giving medication as prescribed by a physician
  • Taking vital signs, such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight
  • Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas
  • Giving injections of medication
  • Immunizations
  • Taking medical histories
  • Entering information into computer systems
Job-Specific Duties
In addition to the standard duties of the LPN there are some that are specific to certain job settings. When dealing with ill or injured patients in a hospital, the duties often are:
  • Managing IVs
  • Ensuring patients and their families understand release instructions
  • Supervising CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants)
  • Monitoring fluid and food intake and output
  • Moving patients safely
LPNs often work with patients in nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. They are also common in the home health care field. All of these jobs may require the nurse to perform additional tasks including:
  • Assessing patients' reactions to medications
  • Assessing patients' mental health
  • Providing emotional support
  • Assisting with daily needs such as bathing and dressing
  • Observation of patients' skin for potential bed sores
Medical offices and clinics employ many LPNs. In addition to nursing duties, there are often paperwork responsibilities such as:
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Keeping medical records current
  • Billing patients
  • Working with insurance companies
  • Writing prescriptions at a physician's request
Job Requirements
Please bring/submit the following documents:
  1. Resume
  2. Any State ID or Driver license
  3. SS card, employment eligibility
  4. NY State LPN registration and license
  5. 2 reference letters
  6. Most recent physical exam WITH PPD, chest x-ray lab result if PPD +
  7. MMRV lab result
  8. CPR
  9. Liability Insurance
  10. LPN school diploma, or TOR
  11. Most recent drug test lab result
  12. Most recent flu vaccination record
Please contact Cenia at T: 212.719.9600 ext 124
Our office is located at:
16 W 36th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018

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