- Data Entry
- Communication Skills
- Microsoft Office
About the Agency LPN Position
We are looking for a reliable Agency LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for clients in a professional and considerate manner. You will work under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician.
LPN professionals must be first and foremost qualified and compassionate. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing different basic care needs to those who require it, while remaining patient, calm, and kind. It is a demanding job but also very rewarding.
Record a patient's medical history accurately
Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, etc.
Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications, etc.
Monitor patients' condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
Assist ill patients in daily basic activities such as eating, bathing, etc.
Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas, etc., clean and dress wounds and help with other basic medical care tasks
Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
Communicate with patients' family or friends to give advice, comfort and release instructions
Proven experience as LPN or similar role
Ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team
Familiarity with hospital health, safety and sanitation standards and procedures
Understanding of confidentiality obligations and nursing best practices
Excellent knowledge of medical and hospital terminology
Solid knowledge of MS Office and data entry
Perfect physical condition and stamina
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Compassionate and able to handle stress
Successful completion of LPN license program is a must