Posted 1 week ago

Registry Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: DuPage County
Category: Healthcare


Type: Full Time

DuPage County seeks a Registry Licensed Practical Nurse to join the Kenneth Moy DuPage Care Center team.
Responsibilities include:

  • Responding to residents’ calls and rendering service.
  • Preparing and administering gastric tube feeding.
  • Preparing, applying and changing simple and complicated dressings.
  • Irrigating catheters; taking temperatures, pulses and blood pressures.
  • Helping to prepare residents for special treatments and examinations.
  • Providing clinical support to residents during social and recreational activities to include monitoring, coordinating and supervising food related activities with emphasis placed on residents with altered diets.
  • Assisting with preparation and implementation of all house activities and community outings.
  • Preparing daily and monthly charting of residents’ conditions and medications given.
  • Assisting in the cleaning and sterilizing of equipment.
  • Observing residents under oxygen and regulating oxygen as needed.
  • Assisting with weekly drug and supply orders; keeping medicine cabinet in order.
  • Accompanying visiting doctors on rounds and writing up doctors’ orders.
  • Keeping progress report book complete and up to date.
  • Supervising Nurses’ Aides in performance of routine tasks.