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LPN

Lakeview Terrace Health Care Center Llc And Rehabilation And Health Care Center

Altoona, Florida

About the Job

We are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for a geriatric population in a professional and considerate manner. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse and administrator. 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Skills

  • Proven experience as LPN or similar role
  • Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Familiarity with nursing home 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
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate and able to handle stress
  • Successful completion of LPN license program is a must
  • Current BLS/CPR training

Lakeview Terrace Retirement Community is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.

Job summary

Location

Altoona, Florida

Employment Type

Full Time

Experience

At least 1 year(s)

Job Function

Lpn

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DSI Management, LLC.
1890 State Road 436
Winter Park, FL 32792, USA

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