LPN Family Care Center

Department: CNEMG-FAMILY CARE CENTER - PAWTUCKET
Operating Unit Care New England Medical Group
Location: Providence, RI
Job ID: 6519
Job Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
End Date:

Primary Function

Responsible for providing nursing care to an assigned group of patients under the supervision of a registered nurse and in accordance with the hospitalís philosophy of patient care.

 

Job Qualifications and Requirements

Graduation from an accredited nursing program and more than six months job-related experience or equivalent is required. RI State Licensure is also required.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Assist the RN in the observation, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.

  2. Provide nursing care to an assigned group of patients using proper techniques, procedures and safety precautions to meet individual patient needs.

  3. Administer oral, IV intramuscular, subcutaneous and related medications according to established policies and procedures.

  4. Monitors IV infusions and blood transfusions on assigned patients including observing and regulating the flow rate and observing insertion site.

  5. Assist physicians and patients during examinations, procedures and/or diagnostic tests as required.

  6. Observe assigned patients and report any patient care problem, change in patient condition or unexpected occurrences to RN.

  7. Provide patient/family teaching and evaluate patientís understanding. Assist with patient discharge or transport planning.

  8. Maintain patientís medical records in an orderly manner and document all care provided and significant information, legibly, accurately and completely.

  9. Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients in accordance with hospital standards.

  10. Assume responsibility for own professional development, setting goals and striving to achieve them through available resources, such as attending seminars, inservices and/or reading journals.

  11. Performs all other related duties as assigned