Licensed Practical Nurse

Job ID: 57943
Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: Nursefinders
Job Category: Nursing
Profession: LPN/LVN
Specialty: Psych/Mental Health
Location: Columbus OH
Job Type: Per Diem

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description & Requirements
Licensed Practical Nurse
Start Date: ASAP

Job Specification for Licensed Practical (Vocational) Nurse [LP(V)N]
Purpose of the Position:
Responsible for the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and according
to the nursing and medical plans of care as well as the responsibilities indicated by the healthcare facility in the job
description.
Requirements:
 Graduate of an LPN or LVN program
 Previous work experience as a LPN or LVN
 Current unrestricted LPN or LVN license in the state
Workplace conditions:
 Frequent lifting, bending and reaching
 May require lifting of up to 80 pounds (using proper techniques)
 May require standing and walking 2-5 hours at a time
 May have exposure to chemicals, radiation, infectious diseases/waste and/or blood and blood borne pathogens
Competencies Description
Communication,
Confidentiality, Customer
Service
Thorough and complete verbal and written communication, including charting and patient
record related documentation, maintains patient confidentiality in all cases, shows strong
customer service skills, always introducing self to patients prior to performing any procedures
or tasks, strong listening skills and conflict resolution abilities.
Adaptability, Flexibility Shows consistent abilities in flexibility regarding patient assignments, floating, and related
staffing issues, is able to adapt quickly and adequately in new situations, learns and adopts
facility policy and procedure quickly and easily, displays positive attitude in situations where
adaptability and flexibility are necessary and desirable.
Teamwork, Cooperation Recognizes the benefits of teamwork, assists others when requested or need is identified, is
proactive in determining need for teamwork and work re-distribution, problem solves
effectively in situations in which working with others is imperative.
Reliability, Attendance Consistently arrives on shift prior to shift begin time ready and able to work, respects facility
policy on attendance and follows it appropriately when necessary, shows respect for other
staff on the unit by consistently working when scheduled.
Initiative, Enthusiasm Promotes a positive work environment by consistently demonstrating a positive attitude,
enthusiastically tackling the patient care assignment, acting as a role model in behavior and
enthusiasm for patient care assignments. Shows positive and congenial behaviors towards
patients, other staff members, medical staff and family members, contributes to a positive
attitude about nursing and patient care in general.
Quality, Quantity, Effort Carries a full patient load as defined by the facility policy, attends to patient care in
accordance with policy and does not provide care out of the scope of practice. Demonstrates
efficiency in assignments so as to produce quality and quantity patient care with the most
efficient effort, while not cutting corners. Able to prioritize effectively. Demonstrates clinical
competency as it relates to the facility competencies.
Professionalism,
Licensure maintenance,
Continuing Education
Maintains license or certifications according to state (or certifying body) regulations, seeks
out continuing education opportunities, shows professional conduct at all times in behavior
and appearance, keeps current all employee health information and annual mandatory
training as required by company.

Job Benefits

In addition to per diem nursing assignments that let you choose your location and schedule, Nursefinders offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits (for those determined to have worked full-time after a 12 month ACA eligibility period)
  • Supplemental Benefits: Dental, Vision, Medical Indemnity, Life Insurance with optional Critical Illness and Short Term Disability.
  • 401k
  • FREE Online CEU’s to all Active Staff’
  • “Star Rewards”- performance incentives

 

About the Company

Nursefinders, an AMN healthcare company, is your trusted local and per-diem nursing staffing agency, offering thousands of top-quality nursing (RN) career opportunities in the locations and times that best suit your lifestyle. With a nationwide network of offices to serve you, Nursefinders has the most exclusive contracts with top-ranked hospitals and facilities across the nation. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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