LPN Licensed Practical Nurse – SpendyLove Home Care – Lakewood, NJ

Need an LPN for:

1. Wound Care

2. Bowel Care

3. Foley Catheter

4. Medication Management

Job Description: Licensed practical nurses (LPN’s) fill an important role in modern healthcare practices. Their primary job duty is to provide routine care, observe patients’ health, assist doctors and registered nurses, and communicate instructions to patients regarding medication, home based care, and preventative lifestyle changes.

Nursing Home LPNs LPN’s who work in nursing homes can expect to have responsibilities that include:  Admitting new residents  Assisting physicians during rounds of residents’ rooms  Assigning and delegating duties to non-licensed nursing staff  Monitoring resident care and supervising other nursing staff  Performing ongoing assessments of residents’ physical and mental health  Explaining procedures and treatment protocols to residents

Hospital and Private Clinic LPNs LPN’s who work in hospitals and private clinics are typically required to perform the following job duties:  Planning and managing patient care according to each patient’s needs  Interviewing patients and recording their medical history  Obtaining patient vital signs and escorting patients to their rooms  Administering injections of medications  Verifying that patient charts are updated promptly and accurately  Observing and recording patients’ conditions and reactions to medications and treatments

Home Health LPNs LPN’s who work in private residences and homes may have different job duties than other LPN’s. Their unique responsibilities include:  Helping patients bathe, get dressed, go to the bathroom, and eat  Monitoring patients’ overall health during every visit  Changing bandages, wound dressings, and catheters  Setting up exercise programs for patients  Verifying patients are taking the correct dosages of medications  Remaining on-call for patients who have healthcare emergencies

To keep our clinicians safe, we provide PPE.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 – $40.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Mask and hand sanitizer will be provided

License/Certification:

  • LVN (Preferred)
  • LPN (Preferred)

Work Remotely:

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