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LVN/LPN / LVN/LPN / Maryland / Per Diem / Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:

  • Ref #: CP-LPN-MD-Balt
  • Profession: Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Job Type: Contract/Per Diem
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Facility Type: SNF/ALF
  • Shift Type: Days, Evenings, Nights
  • Rate: $32.00/hour Requirements:
    • Valid and active Licensed Practical Nurse State license
    • BLS certification Responsibilities:
      • . Deliver direct nursing care to patients, under the guidance of RNs or physicians, encompassing tasks like medication administration, wound care, and vital signs monitoring.
      • Perform comprehensive patient assessments, involving physical exams, medical histories, and medication reviews, to craft personalized care plans.
      • Administer prescribed medications and treatments meticulously, guaranteeing accurate dosing and adherence to established protocols.
      • Evaluate, clean, dress, and manage wounds, incisions, and injuries while actively monitoring for infection or complications.
      • Continuously monitor and meticulously document patients' vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rates.
      • Maintain detailed and precise patient records, recording changes in their condition, administered treatments, and medication management.
      • Educate patients and their families on their medical conditions, prescribed medications, and self-care practices, with a focus on overall well-being.
      • Administer and closely monitor intravenous (IV) medications and fluids, ensuring proper insertion and functioning of IV lines.
      • Provide care for patients with urinary catheters, including insertion, routine maintenance, and diligent monitoring for complications.
      • Collect patient samples, such as blood, urine, and sputum, for subsequent laboratory testing and analysis.
      • Collaborate closely with the healthcare team, including RNs, physicians, therapists, and support staff, to ensure seamless patient care.
      • Address patient comfort and safety requirements, including positioning, mobility assistance, and pain management.
      • Respond swiftly and effectively during medical emergencies, adhering to established protocols and delivering basic life support as necessary.
      • Adhere rigorously to infection control procedures, encompassing proper hand hygiene and utilization of personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent infections from spreading.
      • Safely handle, store, and dispose of medications and medical supplies, in strict accordance with regulations and g

Keywords: Adelphi Medical Staffing, Baltimore , LVN/LPN / LVN/LPN / Maryland / Per Diem / Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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