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Concentric Methods is seeking a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse to join our team. This position is contingent upon contract award.
The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse provides basic medical care under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations
Complete assigned patient care based on the patients conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information
Observe, identify and respond to the patients needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education
Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures
Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed
Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patients condition before, during, and following the procedure
Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice
Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patients and their families and employee satisfaction
Other duties as assigned by supervisor