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RN's and LPN's needed ASAP

compensation: $42 per hour for RN's and $28 per hour for LPN's
employment type: contract

Licensed Maryland RN's and LPN's needed to work immediately at a long term care facility in Hagerstown, MD.
All shifts are available. Pay is $28 per hour for LPN's and $42 per hour for RN's.

•RN duties:
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division’s philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.

• Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.

• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

• Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.

• Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.

• Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Identifies patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with potential and actual patients and other persons in a position to understand care requirements

• Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families

• Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.

• Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential

• Ensures operation off equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

• Maintains nursing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

LPN duties:

provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. Common responsibilities of LPNs include (but are not limited to):
• Provides basic bedside care
• Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe, and clean environment for patients
• Measures & records patient’s vital signs (such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration)
• Assists with bathing, dressing, and personal hygiene of patients
• Prepares and gives injections and enemas
• Monitors catheters
• Records food/fluid input/output
• Dresses wounds
• Assists with bed positioning, standing, and walking of patients
• Collects samples for testing
• Performs and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed practical nurse
• Assists in relevant health teaching for patient and family/significant other
• Records all care information concisely, accurately, and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
• Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
• Depending on setting, may also start intravenous fluids
• Completes required orientation as directed by facility
• Follows facility and OSHA safety rules and procedures while on assignment
• Follows facility protocol
• Respects cultural and religious practices of patients
• Upholds HIPAA regulations
• Punctual and dependable for assigned/confirmed shifts
• Endure physical requirements, stand on feet for extended periods of time, visual acuity, cognitive and assessment skills required

Call 301-288-1844 ext 802 now to apply or apply online at www.dynamichealthcarestaffing.com

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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7322949490



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