Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

LPN - Day Shift Logansport, IN

2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-9164
Job City
Logansport
Job State
Indiana

Overview

Knowledge Services was established by Julie Bielawski in 1994 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Knowledge Services, a certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), is a technology and professional services organization with employees located in offices throughout North America. Knowledge Services is an ISO 9001:2008 certified workforce management solutions company. We are experts in workforce management solutions for government and commercial organizations. With Knowledge Services, organizations can efficiently and cost-effectively engage, retain and manage needed talent, while mitigating the risks associated with contingent workers. 

 

Our client is looking for a LPN for the Day shift in Logansport, IN.

 

Shift Hours: 12 hour shift: 7AM-9PM; three days a week with every other weekend.

 

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:  

The purpose of the position is provide assistance to physicians and registered nurses, administer medication, coordinate the delivery of physical/psychosocial care to assigned clients and maintain a therapeutic environment.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to the ANA standards for psychiatric nurses.
  • Perform duties within the scope of practice as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Assists and consults with the registered nurse in developing daily nursing activities and providing active treatment for patients.
  • Assists the special attendants with daily nursing activities and providing active treatment for patients.
  • Communicates vital signs, consult recommendations and all testing results to the registered nurse, physician, nurse practitioner or psychiatrist.
  • Monitors and reports the symptoms and behavior patterns of psychiatric clients.
  • Recognizes and communicates the signs and symptoms of medical and psychiatric illness.
  • Follows the recovery role model to prevent restraint and seclusion.
  • Knows the use, side effects, lab testing and administration procedures for medications according to policies and safety practices.
  • Knowledgeable on policies and procedures.
  • Maintains competency and skills in CPR/AED, Bridge Building, IV, TB, Accucheck, V/S monitor, Reliable Health System, Med Select, and Avatar.
  • Participates in treatment team updates when requested.
  • Ensures that HIPPA regulations are followed to ensure patient confidentiality.
  • Provides patient groups and medication education.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of infection control practices and utilizes standard precautions.
  • Adheres to the problem oriented documentation format.
  • Collaborates and functions with all other team members to provide safe, effective patient care.

Qualifications

 REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Licensed as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Indiana from an accredited school of nursing. Experience in developmental disability, geriatric, or psychiatric nursing is helpful, but not required.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.
  • Certified in professional rescuer CPR/AED, IV, and TB.
  • Excels in both written and verbal interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Must be able to work overtime.  

 

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