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Licensed Practical Nurse

APN Staffing


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Phoenix, Arizona

As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), you will help administer daily medication and help provide skilled nursing care and other health related duties to patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Shifts Needed

  • 5 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 2 p.m. – midnight
  • 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. (**Priority need**)

Description

  • Provide healthcare to patients inside the facility.
  • Assess patients, report findings and deliver appropriate nursing interventions under the direction of a health care provider.
  • Use multilingual capabilities for accurate oral translation and communication to ensure continuity of care; Use “language line” translation service to ensure continuity of care.

Preferred education and/or experience

  • Experience in medical setting requiring large medication passes.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience
  • Preferred Intravenous Infusion Therapy/Venipuncture certification.
  • Completion of Licensed Practical Nurse program and a valid unrestricted license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing (or issued by another state recognized by the Arizona Board of Nursing as a multi-compact license state) with no current, pending, or prior disciplinary action on nursing license.

This position is within a correctional health facility.

Applicants must have the ability to

  • Medication administration
  • Cuff Checks
  • Sick call process
  • Administer TB skin test to youth and employees
  • Administering immunizations according to CDC guidelines
  • Lab draws
  • Hearing and vision testing
  • Assisting physicians
  • Treating recreation and fight injuries
  • Welfare Checks
  • Conduct intake screenings
  • Filing
  • Scheduling
  • Responding to code 3 Medicals (Emergencies) with 30 pound ER bag
  • Assisting State RNs with duties
  • Cleaning duties

For more information, contact Chris DeArmond at 602 788-5890 or chris@apnusa.com.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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