LPN Dkmg Float | Full Time | Benefits

Day Kimball Hospital Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 6 days ago

LPN DKMG| Full Time | Benefits

Job ID: 340709LPN082020FLT

Day Kimball Healthcare is Hiring DKMG LPN!

Job Title: LPN Float

Department: DKMG

Position Type: Staff

Hours & Shift: 40 Hours 1st Shift

  • One late evening until 7:30pm.

LPN Job Summary:

Functions as office nurse and helps to maintain a smooth operation of the daily routine by performing a variety of clinical duties to allow quality time between patient and physician. Monitors and manages medications, patient rooms, State vaccines, medical equipment and supplies, laundry, education booklets and information. Provides management of assigned doctors' and/or nurse practitioners' patients, i.e., callbacks, and test results, under their specific directions.

LPN Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists their provider by documenting chief complaint, essential data, i.e., height, weight, blood pressure, head circumference. Maintains an even distribution of patients for the assigned nurse practitioner or pediatrician and keeps the assigned rooms properly supplied of medical, as well as, educational material. Assist patients to Xray, lab or ED when needed. Set up Nebulizer treatments and monitors patient. Responsible for documentation in medical record and completion of school or camp forms.

  • After consultation with provider, reinforces education and health information with parent/guardian/patient. Answers a variety of medical questions or refers them to the doctor or nurse practitioner when necessary. Ability to accurately record messages and follows identified protocols regarding health concerns/issues and follows up with provider as necessary.

  • Assists physician or nurse practitioner in emergency situations and prepares the proper equipment for the procedure. Assists in minor procedures such as PKU, sutures, catheterization as needed by physician. Responsible for immunization, allergy shots and documents same in proper areas. Obtain strep cultures of patients and documents and gets culture to Lab in a timely manner.

  • Secure all exam rooms, lab rooms; restock with supplies on a daily basis. Retrieve special orders from Lab and Xray when provider requests.

LPN Education Qualifications:

  • LPN Degree required.

  • Current CT license required.

LPN Experience Qualifications:

  • Two years as Licensed Practical Nurse in hospital or office setting required.

LPN Benefits Summary:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Pharmacy Plan

  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • HSA or FSA accounts

  • Accident & Critical Illness Coverage

  • 401K Plan with match

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Days

  • Paid Holidays

  • Education Reimbursement

  • Additional Benefits

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcare's comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

Day Kimball is a smoke free environment.

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