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LPN - Logansport State Hospital (12.5 hr shifts/3x per wk!)

Date Posted:  Aug 23, 2019
Requisition ID:  5304
Location: 

Logansport, IN, US, 46947

Summary/Objective:

A Licensed Practical Nurse performs nursing care of patients with physical and/or mental disabilities.  

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows: 

  • Administers medications or treatments prescribed by a physician;
  • Observes patients/residents and keeps accurate patients’ records concerning vital signs, etc.;
  • Contacts physicians and takes orders in the absence of a professional nurse;
  • Assists in specialized programs for patients such as re-motivation groups, sensory stimulation and behavior modification after completion of designated in-service training program;
  • Assists physicians in physical examinations of patients/residents;
  • Orders supplies and medicines;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

Preferred Experience:

Requirements:

  • Must have and hold a valid LPN license from the State of Indiana;
  • Specialized knowledge of principles of nursing care and ability to apply them;
  • Working knowledge of sanitary conditions, proper housekeeping and personal hygiene;
  • Working knowledge of patients’/residents’ behavior and its meaning;
  • Ability to maintain patients’/residents’ records and prepare reports;
  • Ability to maintain good relationships and direct work of other paraprofessional and nonprofessional staff;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to safely set up and administer medications and treatments.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

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