Licensed Practical Nurse
Norfolk Veterans Home
600 E Benjamin Ave
Norfolk, NE 68701
Flexible schedule options that include 12 hour shifts with 4th weekend rotation! PRN positions also available
Observes, evaluates, and charts patient's behaviors, symptoms, reactions to medications, diet, the environment and patient needs. Responds to patient's calls and/or requests. Prepares and administers therapies and/or treatments such as rehabilitation activities, dressing wounds, or other skin or breathing treatments. Documents care activities in patient's medical record. May collect lab specimens. Administers medications, charts time given and amounts on patient records; is aware of potential and actual adverse medication reactions and responds appropriately when such occur. Assists or collaborates with Registered Nurses in developing nursing care plans; assists in implementing care plans. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings to provide input into patient care planning. Interprets care and treatment plans and approaches to other personnel. Reviews charting, evaluates and reports patient care to proper persons; keeps necessary records. May prepare patients for examinations, tests, or physician visits. Monitors direct care staff; assists in training and educating direct care staff. May act as assistant to charge nurse when necessary.
A current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a licensed practical nurse in Nebraska is required. Prefer experience in gerontological nursing.
(Starting Total Annual Compensation, including benefits)
(Ending Total Annual Compensation, including benefits)
$16.29/hr. Additional pay based on experience plus GENEROUS shift differential
Relocation Assistance Provided:
Excellent benefit package to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement (State of NE matches at 156%), Tuition Reimbursement up to 100%, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, etc. Generous Sick, Vacation & Holiday benefit.
How To Apply
Apply online at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov or call 402-370-3141
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