This is a contract to hire job opportunity
Position: Nurse – LPN or RN 6189
Location: Madison, WI
Projected duration: 6 months contract to hire
Benefits are available
The main function of the nurse is to provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients. This person is responsible for providing simple medical care and treatment to patients.
Job Responsibilities: Collect information from patients to be admitted regarding medical records, medical insurance details, and other pretreatment formalities.
Record health details of patient vital signs such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, etc. Help patients prepare for medical examinations and take samples from patients.
Take care of sanitary requirements of patients such as bathing, dressing, and other similar tasks. Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients conditions, and taking any necessary action. Assemble and use equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, oxygen suppliers, etc. Collect samples such as blood, urine, etc. and perform routine laboratory tests on samples. Give direct patient care and individual patient needs as directed by the patient care plan. Administer prescription medications and injections to patients under the specific policies and procedures.
Verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time. Basic knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases. Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results. Understands the Nurse Practice Act and legal consequences of nursing action.
Education/Experience: 0-2 years experience required.
Associate’s degree in nursing required. Nursing license required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.