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Licensed Practical Nurses

Location : Ogdensburg, NY
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : RRN-SLPC-071421
Start Date : 09/01/2021
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

·        Provide general nursing care in a behavioral health setting;

·        Assessing the patients’ physical needs;

·        Checking and transcribing physicians’ orders in a timely manner;

·        Medication administration;

·        Admission, Discharge, and Transfer of patients based on physician orders;

·        Assisting with procedures and physical exams;

·        Conducting checks of treatment rooms for required equipment and ensuring its functionality;

·        Recording appropriate progress notes and other data into the patients’ medical record;

·        Supervising non-professional nursing staff; and

·        Collecting vital sign, drawing blood, etc.

Required Qualifications :

Candidate Qualifications and Requirements:

·        License and current registration to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in NYS.

·        Current CPR Card.

·        Preferred qualification: Minimum one year of experience working in a Behavioral Health setting.

·        Preferred qualification: Degree in nursing or in one of the following preferred Human Services fields: Counseling; Community Mental Health, Psychology, Recreation Therapy, Rehab, and Social Work.

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