Position : Licensed Practical Nurse
33 bed cardiac unit med surg overflow. Nursing ratio 1:4
Plans and manages patient care according to each patient’s needs.
Interviews patients and records their medical history and physical condition.
Obtains patient vital signs, including pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and respiration.
Provides routine care for patients.
Observes patients’ health.
Reviews medical charts.
Accompanies patients to their rooms.
Assists physicians and registered nurses.
Communicates with patients and their families.
Performs standard diagnostic procedures including EKG, phlebotomy, venipuncture, PFT, and Doppler.
Prepares specimens for lab courier.
Prepares and administers injections and/or enemas.
Assists with patient comfort.