Licensed Practical Nurse

Far Rockaway, NY

Posted: 11/20/2019 Job Number: 13447682

Job Description

Job Description
ProMed Staffing Resources is currently hiring for Licensed Practical Nurses for our Queens LTC facilities. Part time to start, mostly 3-11 and 11-7 shifts, every other weekend (both Sat & Sun) in addition to weekdays MANDATORY.

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

Our office is located at:
16 W 36th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018
T: 212.719.9600

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