Local - Contract - LPN - LTC - Virginia - $36/hr

Alexandria, Virginia

Category: Nursing

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 790577

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 4 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $36 / Hour

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

Alexandria, Virginia

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 4 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $36 / Hour

Job ID: 790577

Posted Date: 6/3/2024

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Amergis Staffing is currently seeking highly skilledLicensed Practical Nurses (LPN) for Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing (LTC/SNF) assignmentsin Warrenton, VA.

 

Position Details:

 

·         Contract Length: 4 Weeks

·         Number of Openings: 2

·         Shift Length: 5×8 hour shifts per week,40 hrs/week

·         Shifts: Days or Evenings

·         Start Date: 6/24 or ASAP

 

Compensation:

 

Local Pay Rate: $36/hour

 

The LongTerm Care LPN assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery ofcare for patients in a Long Term Care/Assisted Living Facility. The nursedemonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficientmanner with supervision, as well as critical thinking and performance abilityin the coordination of patient care. Additionally, this individual performsaccording to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in the management of patient care.

 

Essential Duties andResponsibilities:

 

  • Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in a Long Term Care/Assisted Living Facility
  • Performs focused interview to identify specific needs
  • Assess signs and symptoms indicating physiologic and psychological changes in the patient’s condition
  • Collects, analyzes, and interprets data and information from health care members and documents actual and/or potential nursing diagnoses
  • Documents the patient’s plan of care using identified nursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursing interventions
  • Identifies and prioritizes actions based upon patient care requirements
  • Monitors consistency between patient plan of care and actions of medical staff
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the facility policies and patient outcome standard
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education
  • Revises the plan of care according to evaluation, changes in medical plan of care, and effective/ineffective nursing interventions
  • Document’s patient’s response to nursing and other interventions
  • Uses clinical judgment in evaluation activities to meet patient care needs of an assigned floor/unit including establishing priorities
  • Monitors safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment
  • Participates in activities to facilitate good interpersonal communications with the chosen facility
  • Supports professional practice by observing the following: Uses knowledge and practices in accordance with 1) the Nurse Practice Act; 2) Standards of Nursing Practice; 3) Standards of Patient Care; 4) Joint Commission, state and local laws; 5) Patient’s Bill of Rights; and 6) Amergis Healthcare, nursing and client hospital policies
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals via strong spoken, written, listening, and nonverbal communication skills
  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)
  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray
  • One year prior professional nursing experience preferred
  • Current BLS card
  • Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the LPN practices with a score of 80% or greater
  • Successful completion of Background Screening Process
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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