Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Bronx, New YorkFive Star Nursing

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Currently seeking LPNs for job openings in the Bronx area. The ideal candidate will preferably possess long-term care experience and Sigmacare experience (computer system, patient information.) Bilingual candidates preferred.

Responsibilities 

  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions

Benefits 

  • Paid orientation
  • Competitive compensation
  • Sick days
  • Monthly New Applicant Winners
  • Aflac
  • Company contribution for required annual health screenings
  • Easy access to 24/7 support
  • Wide variety of shifts and locations
  • Offices conveniently located in Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Staten Island and Pennsylvania.
  • Flexible Schedules- full time or part time available
  • Weekend Schedule Available

Facilities located in Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Long Island, Staten Island and Pennsylvania.
 

Job Requirements

  • Current LPN license and registration
  • Sigma Care experience (computer system, patient information) a plus
  • Long-term care experience a big plus but new grads welcome as well
  • Bilingual Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish or additional languages a plus
  • CPR certification
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Current Annual health Screenings
  • US Work Authorization
  • Specific Documents as Required