Licensed Practical Nurse

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 05/07/2024 Category: Nursing Job Number: MHamilton 4

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse in Pittsburgh PA.

If you are interested in this Licensed Practical Nurse position, please contact Marcia Hamilton at (586) 710-7979 or mhamilton@alinestaffing.com

Licensed Practical Nurse Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $44.00 per hour
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Licensed Practical Nurse Highlights

  • This position is a contract assignment with potential to hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
  • The required availability for this position is Monday through Friday 10:00pm to 6:30am every other weekend

Licensed Practical Nurse Responsibilities

  • Ability to enter health data for residents into electronic medical records data base.
  • Preparing administering and recording medications and treatments prescribed by the physician and observing and reporting changes in the physical and emotional behavior of individuals/patients/residents/inmates with a mental or physical injury or illness and/or developmental disability or individuals having difficulty meeting their daily living activities.
  • Work also includes taking and recording vital signs collecting specimens and preparing and maintaining progress notes and other administrative reports as required.
  • Work also involves participation in carrying out the total treatment program to include habilitation and rehabilitation programs as established by the interdisciplinary treatment team and include daily living and leisure time activities.
  • Work may also involve charge responsibility for a living or patient care area including responsibility for maintenance of prescribed treatment and therapeutic regimens overseeing unlicensed personnel and requesting professional evaluation treatment or emergency care as needed.
  • LPN are expected to be competent in the following areas at a minimum but not limited to: airway insertion first aid catheter insertion AED administering oxygen IV therapy heparin lock insertion and irrigation medication administration injections treatments vital signs nursing protocols participating in the plan of care ambo bag audiogram testing medications tele binocular testing universal/standard precautions catheter care catheter insertion perineal care documentation of IV therapy heparin lock insertion and irrigation initiation and care of tubing care of a heparin well parenteral management secondary medications use of IV infusion pump use of manual flow regulator

Licensed Practical Nurse Requirements

  • Pennsylvania License for Practical Nurse
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.

If you think this Licensed Practical Nurse position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

Please contact Marcia Hamilton at (586) 710-7979 or mhamilton@alinestaffing.com

 

 

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