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Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Location: Metro Jackson Area
  • Pay Rate: negotiable
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Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse

Classifications: Full-Time

 

Position Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will provide direct medical care in a clinical setting under the supervision of a Medical Provider. The LPN must be kind and compassionate and possess the knowledge and skills to provide first-rate patient care

Duties:

  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care providers to ensure continuity, timeliness and appropriateness of care to patients

  • Coordinates and/or administers medication, treatments, to patients

  • Assists physicians with medical treatments

  • Administers prescribed medication

  • Applies surgical dressings & bandages

  • Provides emergency first aid care

  • Checks & records vital signs

  • Obtains specimens from patients for diagnostic testing

  • Reports reactions to treatments and medications, as well as changes in the emotional or physical condition

  • Provides patient education and/or discharge planning

  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

  • Promotes a therapeutic environment to ensure patients are treated in a professional, ethical and tactful manner

  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

  • Upholds HIPAA regulations

  • Maintains supplies/ equipment in an organized fashion

  • Ensures that exam rooms and work areas are clean, supplied, neat and orderly

  • Accurately maintains referral information, messages and assists with follow up

  • Punctual and dependent for assigned location

    Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing

  • Must possess a current license from the Mississippi Board of Nursing

  • Must be in good standing with the Licensing Board

  • Must have and maintain reliable transportation

  • Must be able to lift or carry 50+ pounds

     

Experience:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse: 1 year of experience in a clinical setting (preferred)

Benefits:

        7 Paid Holidays, Medical, Vision, Dental,  Paid Time Off , Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Continuing Education Reimbursement 

 

Job Type:

         Full-time 

 

To apply, please fax your resume to 601-914-3012 or email to pennyrwilliams@comcast.net


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