Nurse / LVN/LPN Job in Sioux Falls, South Dakota / Travel

  • MAS Medical
  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Geriatric/Long-Term Care NurseSouth DakotaCurrently looking for a Geriatric Nurse for a great opportunity in the South Dakota area. The ideal candidate will hold a current nursing license and possess 1-2 years of long term care experience. This individual will work with elderly patients with diseases that affect aging adults.Responsibilities of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care NurseAssist doctors in providing health care and support to elderly patientsHelp to bathe bedridden patients to prevent bedsoresUnderstand patients medications and administer them to clients as and when dueHelp to conduct regular screenings and routine check-up on patientsHelp to assess the cognitive skills and mental status of their patientsObserve, understand, and manage peculiar old age health concerns like incontinence, insomnia, loss of strength and appetite, sexual issues as well as mobility challengesHelp to educate the families and caregivers of their patients on the best ways to care for them and keep them safeAssist doctors with medical examinations and administer prescribed treatmentsHelp to maintain a chart for their patients in order to have accurate records of patients medical history, treatment plan and progressHelp to perform prescribed tests on their patients, like blood pressure checks, temperature, respiration, pulse and blood sugar.Requirements of the Geriatric/Long-Term Care NurseGraduated from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferredMust have current nursing or LPN license1-2 years of long term care experienceInterest in elderly careMust have BLSAbility to multitask and have critical thinking skills, which allow them to take initiative when needed



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