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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Sykesville, MD 21784

Peak Healthcare at Copper Ridge

Posted 12 weeks ago
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Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Peak Healthcare at Copper Ridge - Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse. Educates patients on surgical procedures.
Records patients medical information and vital signs.
Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients and interprets and records electronic displays.
Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatically.
Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients.
Changes dressings, insert catheters, starts IVs (If IV certified)
Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
Participates in discharge planning.
Utilizes time management skills.
Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format, and on the appropriate forms.
Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
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