19 days old

Licensed Practical Nurse Part Time

STATE OF OHIO
Cambridge, OH 43725
  • Job Code
    200003Q6

The final applicant selected for this position will be
required to submit to urinalysis prior to the appointment to test for illegal
drug use. An applicant with a positive
test result will not be offered employment





DUTIES: Performs skilled practical nursing procedures
or treatments (e.g. administers oxygen; conducts blood glucose testing; applies
sterile dressing, inserts catheters; gives enemas & douches; collects
specimens), assists physicians (e.g. with client & new employee physical
exams, treatments &/or lab tests) & assists in emergencies (e.g. first
aid, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, restraining clients), conducts
neurological & circulation assessments (e.g. aspirin, anticonvulsants,
antihypertensives, decongestives, antihistamines, thyroid & cardiovascular
preps, psychotropic) medication in oral, rectal or injection form (i.e.
administers intramuscular & subcutaneous injections & TB skin tests),
provides medication instructions to clients. Maintains medication records (e.g. charts client records, prepares &
counts medication, maintains medication stock & medical equipment &
supplies). Provides general nursing,
direct care (e.g. takes client vital signs; assists with personal grooming
& hygiene, bathing or daily living activities; administers topical
ointments & solutions, eye, ear &/or nose drops; applies bandages
& warm/cold compresses, escorts
clients & assists with recreational activities). Provides assistance (i.e. provides work
direction, orientation & training) to lower-level direct care staff (e.g.
TPWs) in providing general unskilled nursing care (e.g. dressing, bathing,
feeding ) to clients & attends & participates in various meetings (e.g.
in-service training, nursing) as assigned. Observes, documents & reports client conditions (e.g. medication
reactions, treatment responses, client behavior & progress) & prepares
&/or maintains related reports & records (e.g. nursing health
assessments, unusual incident reports, client records, medication reports &
performs clerical tasks (e.g. filing, duplicating, answering phone) as required
to record client data.





QUALIFICATIONS,
KNOWLEDGE, SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
: Knowledge of skilled licensed practical
nursing procedures; pharmacology; client care; first aid; general hospital
practices & procedures; agency, institutional, hospital or clinic practices
& procedures*. Skill in use of
medical equipment (e.g. respirator, sterilizer, oxygen equipment, blood
pressure cuff) hypodermics. Ability to
understand practical field of study; deal with some abstract, but mostly
concrete variables; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take
appropriate emergency action; develop good rapport with patients &/or
clients; understand manuals & verbal instructions associated with practical
nursing. *Developed after
employment



License to practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse issued by Ohio Board of Nursing pursuant to Section 4723 Ohio Revised Code & proof of completion of an approved course in medication administration.

Note: Licensed Practical Nurses who administer dialysis treatment must possess Certification in IV Therapy pursuant to Section 4723.17 Ohio Revised Code.





Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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STATE OF OHIO
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