Licensed Practical Nurse in Lyons, NY
Wayne County Nursing Home Posted: 2020-11-19
Lyons, NY 14489
The work involves the routine care of patients in accordance with a detailed and well-defined patient care plan under direct supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.
Assignments concerning patient care are given specifically with limited leeway allowed for exercise of independent judgment. Supervision may be exercised over the work of Nursing Assistants.
Does related work as required.
Carries out uncomplicated therapeutic treatments such as giving enemas, preparing and applying simple dressings, and administering certain medications in accordance with established policy; Assists in the implementation of the nursing care plan; Takes the temperature, notes the rate of pulse and respiration and observes the records other signs and symptoms as directed; Collects specimens and assists in carrying out diagnostic procedures under supervision;
Assists patients in performing ambulating exercises and maintaining proper joint motion; Cares for equipment used in care of patients as directed;
Makes beds and performs other tasks designed to provide a suitable environment for patients; Assists in the admission and discharge of patients; Bathes patients and gives personal hygienic care.