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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Company: WEXFORD HEALTH SOURCES INC
Location: Abingdon
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Practical NurseFacility: SWVRJA - Abingdon FacilityLocation: 15205 Joe Derting Dr., Abingdon, VA 24210SCHEDULE: 5:00PM-5:30AM OR 5:00AM-5:30PM
POSITION SUMMARYA Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Under the supervision of Registered Nurses, directs and guides patient teaching activities commensurate with education and demonstrated competencies.DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIESUnder the supervision of Registered Nurse, assists in the assessment of the physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary in the Housing Units.Assists in planning and individual treatment programs by utilizing available resources in planning care and consults with registered nurses, physicians and correctional officers.Assists in implementing individual treatment programs in the Health Care Unit and, as necessary, in the housing unit.Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in accordance with established policies and procedures.Implements medical plan through administering medications and intervention in accordance with physician instructions.Documents nursing encounters, patient response, effectiveness, complications, etc., and communicates information to supervisory personnel and physicians, in accordance with physicians orders.Uses available in-house resource personnel and departments for treatment/consultation.Respects dignity and confidentiality of patient.Takes vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure).Applies and changes dressings. Job Requirements:The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.TRAVEL: Minimal travel required.LICENSING: Current Virginia Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) LicenseCERTIFICATION: Current CPR certificationEDUCATION: Graduate from an accredited School of NursingPREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clinical experienceEOE/M/F/D/V
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Keywords: WEXFORD HEALTH SOURCES INC, Asheville , LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, Healthcare , Abingdon, North Carolina

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