Temporary LPN

Recruitment #210621-UNCY-161

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Apply with-in:

Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs
Norman Veterans Center/ Human Resources
1776 E Robinson Street
Norman, OK 73070
Phone: 405/360-5600
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The Norman Veterans Center is accepting applications for temporary LPNs

Basic Purpose:
Assigned responsibilities for performing technical direct and indirect nursing care in a clinical, hospital, institutional, or home setting for individuals under the supervision or direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician or dentist.  This includes taking temperatures, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, and various other technical nursing tasks in providing health care to patients and others.

Typical Functions:
General –
• Performs nursing procedures or specialized functions in accordance with knowledge, skills,
and licensure. 
• Participates in the evaluation of responses to interventions. 
• Teaches basic nursing skills and related principles. Delegates nursing care tasks such as:
taking temperature,
pulse, respiration, and blood pressure, giving enemas, douches, and sitz baths, collecting
specimens, and measuring intake and output. 
• Assists in assessing, reporting, and recording health status of patients, families, and groups in
a variety of settings. 
• Participates in developing and implementing appropriate aspects of a plan of care. 
• Administers medications as ordered. 
• Reports appropriate patient information to supervisor or appropriate health team member. 
• Serves as Charge Nurse on a unit, supervising staff performing medication administration
and patient care. 

Salary is $20.60 per hour $1.44 shift differential for 3-11 and 11-7 shifts / Applicants will not be able to work more than 28 hours per week

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.