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Licensed Practical Nurses 09.08.22

Company: Mississippi State Hospital
Location: Pearl
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Nursing position accountable for administering medication and other prescribed treatments, taking vital signs, assisting with care plan activities, observing and reporting patient conditions and behaviors, and participating in rehabilitation, ambulation, and transfers. Communicates with doctors, patients, and families, and educates patients on care. May provide transport and/or escort to offsite appointments and application of restraints when necessary. Mentors and delegates work to CNAs.
The following are common duties which include but are not limited to:

  • Recording the patient's history
  • Giving medication as prescribed by the physician
  • Taking vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight
  • Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas
  • Giving injections of medications
  • Providing immunizations
  • Entering information into computer systems
  • Ensuring patients and families understand release instructions
  • Providing oversight to Nursing Assistive Personnel (NAP)
  • Monitoring fluid/food intake and output
  • Moving patients safely
  • Observing patient reactions to medications
  • Observing patient mental health status
  • Providing emotional support
  • Assisting with daily needs such as bathing and dressing
  • Observing of patients for skin breakdown

    Requires a Certificate from an Approved School of Nursing, Licensure as an LPN and 0-4 years of experience.
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Keywords: Mississippi State Hospital, Jackson , Licensed Practical Nurses 09.08.22, Other , Pearl, Mississippi

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