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Licensed Practical Nurse

Terra Alta, WV 26764

Posted: 05/10/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: JH36137510 Pay Rate: $39 / hour

Job Description

Licensed Practical NurseLPN’s must be licensed by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses and have no record of prior or pending disciplinary action against him or her by the licensure body or agency.  West Virginia is a member of the National Council of State Board of Nursing and participates in the multistate Nurse Licensure Compliant (NLC).LPN’s assigned to one of the acute care psychiatric facilities must have a minimum, of one year experience and working knowledge of the conditions and related treatment approach.LPN’s must assist professional nursing & Medical staff in providing direct nursing care to patients, including medical treatments, administering medications, giving injections, assisting in care planning and recording, and such other services within the scope of the LPN’s license.LPN’s must take and record temperatures, blood pressure, pulse and respirations, collect specimens for testing, administer medications according to the Physician Order; and perform such other services requested within the scope of the LPN’s license.LPN’s must ensure timely documentation into patients’ electronic medical records, per the policies, procedures and common practices of the assigned facility to be discussed in detail during the hospital/facility orientation.LPN’s must screen patients and record medical information; assist physician and registered nurse in examinations and treatments’ set up and clean examination area; give injections and immunizations, instruct patients/clients in the use of medication and possible side effect s.LPN’s will provide for the emotional and physical comfort and safety of the patients/clientsLPN must assist in response to medical and psychiatric emergencies.LPN’s must assist patients with activities of daily living such as grooming and personal hygiene.LPN’s may testify in court and commitment hearing when found appropriate and deemed necessary.   The psychiatric physician must e present and available to testify as necessary and LPN’s must be available to appear and testify.
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Ready to start your next career adventure in charming Terra Alta, West Virginia? This hidden gem offers not only a welcoming community atmosphere but also a multitude of growth opportunities for job seekers. Nestled in the picturesque Allegheny Mountains, Terra Alta boasts stunning views, vibrant art galleries like the Preston County Arts Center, and a rich cultural scene with local theaters and delicious Appalachian cuisine. From exploring the scenic Alpine Lake Resort to cheering on the West Virginia Black Bears at the Monongalia County Ballpark, this region has something for everyone. Discover your dream job in Terra Alta today and be part of this thriving community!