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Registered Nurse
Ref No.: 18-03382
Location: Shelbyville, Kentucky
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First, N/A, Second, Third
Job Category:Healthcare
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Our client has an immediate need for a Licensed Practical Nurse

We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced licensed practical nurse (LPN) to join our growing healthcare team. The candidate will care for patients and tend to their general comfort and well-being. A compassionate attitude, coupled with impeccable bedside manner and an ability to work in a fast past environment.

Responsibilities
  • Collect, track, and maintain patient history; record any new data
  • Take vitals, including blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, etc.
  • Administer medication, including some injections if state-certification allows; monitor medication doses and patient response
  • Change bandages, dressings, and feeding tubes as needed; insert and change catheters
  • Assist patients with personal hygiene
  • Help patients who need assistance eating and drinking
  • Collect specimens; deliver them to proper department
  • Set-up intravenous (IV) drip if state-certification allows
  • Supervise nurse assistants and provide with them appropriate tasks
  • Provide emotional support to patients and patients’ families; listen to concerns and feedback
  • Take instruction from and report updates to registered nurse/overseeing physician
  • Report any unusual or drastic changes in patient behavior/symptoms; seek help from superiors when needed
  • Ensure rooms are kept clean and sterile
  • Follow state and federal mandated standards and procedures
Qualifications
  • Completed state-approved LPN education program; current LPN license to practice
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Previous clinical and/or healthcare experience
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite; adept at data entry
  • Willing to work long, physically demanding hours
  • Understanding of healthcare state standards and procedures
  • High level of patience, empathy and compassion
  • Excellent observation skills with high attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at Louis.Moliterno@onboardusa.com.

**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.

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