Licensed Practical Nurse
Lambert Worldwide, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

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Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Summary
  • Provides general care and education to patient.
  • Performs tasks including scheduling, record-keeping and maintaining supply inventory.
Job Accountabilities
  • Takes patient vital signs.
  • Performs common tasks including but not limited to treating bedsores, dressing wounds, bathing, dressing, etc.
  • Coordinates visits and paperwork for patient/doctor visits.
  • Assists doctors, nurses, and therapists with procedures.
  • Records and reports symptoms.
  • Reviews patient charts and records essential information including medical past and history, reactions, treatments, etc.
  • Assists patients with daily hygiene needs.
  • Maintains inventory and stock of clinical and medicinal supplies.
  • Educates patient on current health issues.
  • Practices safety and health code standards.
  • Performs jobs assigned by head nurses and doctors as directed.
Job Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: Vocational, technical nursing training
  • Minimum Experience: 0-6 Months
  • Minimum Field of Expertise: LPN licensure
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems time efficiently; Gathers and analyzes information; Develops solutions; Uses reason.
  • Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues developmental opportunities; Shares expertise.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; Listens and gets clarification when necessary; Responds informatively to questions; Demonstrates presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and concisely; Edits work; Presents data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Formulates realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a polite and tactful manner; Maintains composure and reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Teaching/Training Clearly explains concepts; Varies presentation style to satisfy different learning needs.
Skills: Language
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of supervisors, clients, and the general public.
Physical Demands
  • Occasionally required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to walk.
  • Occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to bend, lift or climb.
  • Occasionally required to lift light weights (less than 25 pounds).
  • Occasionally required to lift moderate weights (25-50 pounds).
  • Occasionally required to lift heavy weights (50 pounds or greater).
  • Finger dexterity required.
  • Hand coordination required.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include: close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust or focus.
Work Environment
  • Exposure to adverse conditions.
  • Exposure to extreme heat.
  • Exposure to extreme cold.
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts.
  • Exposure to high, precarious places.
  • Exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Possible risk of electrical shock
  • Exposure to explosives
  • Possible risk of radiation and vibration.
  • Protective clothing or equipment is required including: gloves, helmets, steel-toed boots, protective eyewear.
  • The noise level in the work environment usually is __________