Momentum at South Bay
LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) per diem rates up to $ 43.00/hr
We are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for invalids and injured people in a professional and considerate manner.
You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or doctor. LPN professionals must be first and foremost qualified and compassionate.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing diverse basic care to those who need it while remaining patient and calm. It is a demanding job but also very rewarding.
Record a patient’s medical history accurately
Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions
Proven experience as LPN or similar role
Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
Good knowledge of MS Office and data entry
Perfect physical condition and stamina
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Compassionate and able to handle stress
Successful completion of LPN license program is a must