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    Summary

    The Licensed Practical Nurse under Patient Care Services located in Tulsa, OK.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Administers medications accurately and promptly under the general supervision of a registered nurse.
    • Demonstrates understanding of the effects and/or reactions caused by medications, treatments and procedures. Records and reports these observations.
    • Performs personal care, diagnostic support duties and treatments according to procedure under the direction of the professional nurse in a timely manner.
    • Participates and reinforces resources and referrals. Completes assignments in a timely manner with constructive utilization of remaining time.
    • Identifies changes in patient condition, both physical and emotional. Demonstrates practical knowledge of human behavior, motivation, and reactions to situations. Reports these in a timely manner and initiates appropriate action.
    • Participates in Health Care Team meetings.
    • Instructs patients and family members on principles of health, self-care and protocols for treatments and/or medications. Utilizes teaching materials to promote self-reliance and independence including methods to prevent complications and facilitate recovery. Reinforces instruction provided by other health care professionals.
    • Clearly and thoroughly records significant observations and actions on appropriate forms.
    • Maintains a safe, clean, therapeutic environment and adheres to infection control guidelines.
    • Prevents injury to self and others by complying with established safety procedures and uses proper body mechanics and transfer techniques.
    • Participates in accomplishing unit maintenance takes which includes checking equipment to ensure that is functioning safely.
    • Practices proper technique during sterile procedures.
    • Demonstrates safe work habits, identifies and immediately reports any unsafe conditions to the registered nurse.
    • Identifies any life threatening environmental hazards immediately, takes appropriate action, and reports findings to the registered nurse.
    Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and occasional weekends.
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/582502000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.