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Requisition Details for: 59889
Requisition ID: 59889
Requisition Name : Licensed Practical Nurse
Customer : TN MHSAS- Tennessee Department of Mental Health
Quantity Requested: 1
Estimated Duration : 02/06/2023 - 06/30/2023
Bill Rate : USD 70.00 Per Hour
Expenses Allowed : No
Position Location : On Site
100 Moccasin Bend Rd, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37405
Currently licensed as a practical nurse with the State of Tennessee or holds a privilege to practice in the State of Tennessee under the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).
Performs BLS (Basic Life Support), CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and other emergency responses. Provides health care support as directed by the immediate supervisor. Follows a prescribed health care plan or protocol. Takes the patient’s vital signs. Identifies patient’s allergies. Administers medication. Monitors side effects of medication. Observes effectiveness of medications. Feeds the patient. Bathes the patient. Prepares the patient for laboratory tests. Obtains required lab specimens per protocol. Prepares specimens for transport to an outside laboratory. Performs other procedures per protocol. Provide Consultation and Advice to Others: Educates patients/caregivers how to maintain optimal health status. Demonstrates self-care such as dressing changes, self-examinations, activities of daily living (e.g., hygiene), and use of adaptive equipment/devices. Ensures the patient understands self-care instructions. Documenting/Recording Information: Documents assessments, care and education provided to the patient. Lists vital signs and procedures performed in the patient’s medical record. Documents orders followed and medical interventions. Documents completed tests and the results. Documents administration and effectiveness of drugs, documents utilization of controlled drugs. Completes medical and administrative forms (e.g. electronic or paper). Monitoring and Controlling Resources: Maintains an adequate, current, and secure inventory of health care supplies. Reports discrepancies in the inventory. Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material: Ensures that medical equipment and designated work areas are kept clean and serviceable. Reports any maintenance problems or repairs made on equipment. Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: Fosters team work to ensure total care of patient/client and outside entities. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates: Discusses the patients comprehensive health plan with other staff to identify the patients/clients needs. Communicating with Persons Outside Organization: Communicates with internal and external entities.
Days : Monday Yes Tuesday Yes Wednesday Yes Thursday Yes Friday Yes Saturday Yes Sunday Yes
Hours/Day : 12.5
Time Zone : EST