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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Progressive Vision Institute
Location: Reading
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:

  • Evaluates and completes assessment of patient needs to provide supportive care before, during, and after procedures while maintaining accuracy and completing records.
  • Communicates pertinent information to co-workers.
  • Provides a safe environment for the patient to prevent potential injury. Investigates and intervenes in problem situations, reporting appropriate information to supervisor and documents same.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
  • Operates and troubleshoots specialized equipment and patient monitoring equipment.
  • Anticipates and assists with maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and medications.
  • Accountable for administration of drugs, (with exception of IV procedures) and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner.
  • Ensures informed signed consent completed prior to administration of sedation.
  • Provides guidance to other staff members assisting with orientation.
  • Consults with appropriate supervisor or physicians as needed.
  • Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibility for own professional growth and development. Participates with in service opportunities and staff meetings.
  • Accepts direction from supervisor or physicians and adheres to established routines.
  • Maintains patient's rights to privacy by not discussing privileged information outside the work area or with in hearing range of visitors, family, or patients.
  • Maintains flexibility and performs other duties as required.
  • Functions within the legal limits of nursing practice.
  • Refers situations beyond ability or function to proper person.
  • Reports errors of commission/omission.
  • Participates in performance improvement program.
  • Assists in Code Cart Maintenance and Defibrillator Checks.
  • Assists in completion of ASC patient log book.



    Requirements:
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
    • Must hold a current license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing to practice as a practical nurse.
    • Experience in operating room preferred.
    • Current BCLS is mandatory.
    • Membership in local, state, and national societies is preferred. PM20 PI190555879

Keywords: Progressive Vision Institute, Reading , Licensed Practical Nurse, Other , Reading, Pennsylvania

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