Licensed Practical Nurse – Nursing Home job in Covington, LA

  • Profession:

    Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Specialty:

    Nursing Home
  • Location:

    Covington, LA
  • Start date:

    2021-09-27
  • Job Type:

    Local Contract
  • Job ID:

    280370

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Local Job

Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) are responsible for providing all around routine care both in hospitals and private hiring environments. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) assist both doctors and registered nurses while observing patients’ health and reacting appropriately, taking on the technical tasks of nursing. These nurses act as a positive presence in the lives of those who are ill and offer their expertise to answer questions and heal those in need.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities:

  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) plan and manage patient care which is specific and detailed toward each individual.
  • Act as the eyes and ears of Registered Nurses and Physicians.
  • Perform ongoing and accurate assessments of vital signs.
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) administer and monitor patient medications and dressing changes as needed.
  • Provide education when needed to each patient and their families regarding procedures and illnesses.
  • Often asked to supervise nursing assistants and act as the leader of a group of nurses.
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are asked to act as a supportive voice for their patient, making sure the patient is being heard and understood in all medical situations.
  • Find, address, and provide solutions for any problems a specific patient might have in terms of their care plan.
  • Create and update detailed patient charts that are complete and relevant.
  • Administer intravenous medication and fluids and care for those intravenous lines in all patients.

BENEFITS OF BEING GIFTED!

  • Refer a Registered Nurse – You and your referral both get $500 with GIFTED’s Refer an RN Friend Program
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Premium pay
  • Same Day or Weekly Pay
  • Ability to work in premier facilities
  • Access to Chief Nursing Officer 24-7
  • Access to Social Worker 24-7
  • Group Health insurance benefits:
    • Medical Plan
    • Dental Plan
    • Vision Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • AD&D Insurance

Benefits of being a GIFTED TRAVEL NURSE

  • Private housing and housing allowance
  • Personal Career Coach
  • Extremely competitive personalized pay package

FACILITY DETAILS

Located in the heart of Covington, since 1996, this senior living community has provided residents assisted living, skilled nursing, companion services and cognitive care. The facility features a community center and atrium gallery. The community’s goal is to deliver the best possible experience in senior living with personal attention and promote aging in place while maximizing function and quality of life for all residents. This is a place any GIFTED Nurse can be proud to provide dignified and quality care for patients.

The City of Covington, is a charming Southern community. Covington, LA features an eclectic mix of boutiques, art galleries, specialty shops, and restaurants along the downtown streets. It is conveniently located less than one-hour north of New Orleans, one of the world’s most fascinating cities. Take a day trip and stroll Royal Street in the French Quarter for beautiful art and antique shopping; take a ride on the streetcar and see magnificent St. Charles Avenue mansions; catch a Saints football game at the Superdome, or enjoy a celebrated parade at Mardi Gras.

ABOUT GIFTED HEALTHCARE

GIFTED Healthcare is a company that believes in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Do you remember why you became a Licensed Practical Nurse at GIFTED? We do!


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