Performs nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well-being of the patient under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. • Provides restoration maintenance and promotion of optimal healthcare for people with physical disability and chronic illness. Performs nursing care; documents hourly rounding; administers medications to include oral and sublingual agents topical agents subcutaneous intradermal and intramuscular medications safely and per policy; performs infusion of various intravenous products. • Performs IV therapy to include the peripheral and central venous route; prepares IV fluids for administration changes IV tubing and adjusts IV rate; administers IV medications via secondary route and/or intermittent device with the exception of investigational drugs; administers IV push pain and nausea medications. • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood samples or start IVs (when competency is completed); discontinues IV therapy and removes IV catheters that do not exceed 1 1/2 inches in length (i.e.PICC); monitors blood products after initiated by a RN; observes reports documents signs of injury infiltration and/or inflammation at the injection site; changes dressings to the peripheral/central venous IV sites and implanted ports. • Performs treatments and plan of care as appropriate; assists with complex sterile procedures. Work requires walking standing sitting lifting reaching bending pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds when handling patients medical equipment and supplies. Understands and speaks fluent English. Must have intact sense of sight hearing smell and touch finger dexterity critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in the patient and unit conditions. Based on the physical requirements for this position all applicants for this position are required to undergo a physical ability test as a condition of employment.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required. – Required Current North Carolina LPN licensure or temporary license as a licensed practical nurse petitioner in the State of North Carolina required. – Required
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing required. – Required
Languages: English Read Write Speak Certifications & Licenses: BLS – AHA
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Languages: English( Speak, Read, Write )
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