Licensed Practical Nurse

Full Time, Part-Time
Rockland County
Posted 1 year ago

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Responsibilities:Administer medications, provide nursing treatments and gather patient measurements, signs and symptoms that can be used by the RN in making decisions about the nursing care of specific patients. Accompany consumers and act as an informational intermediary for medical/surgical or specialist appointments. Participate as a team member of the interdisciplinary care team. Participate as directed by the RN in identification and prevention of client abuse and identification of or provision of care in emergency conditions. Participate in Health Teaching to include, but not limited to, patient teaching regarding signs and symptoms of medication side effects, disease process and management in relation to life style factors. Participate in consumer Health Counseling based on the cognitive level of consumer, i.e., the importance of hand washing in infection control. Provide nursing treatments relative to restorative care and health maintenance, including, but not limited to: monitoring bowel and bladder training, stormy/wound care. Reporting of signs and symptoms of post-surgical complications and monitoring of chronically ill consumers. Participate in Supportive Care, including, but not limited to, chronic pain management, hospice, and palliative care. Participate in Medication Management, including, but not limited to, administration of medication, maintenance of MAR’s, timely reordering of medications, the integrity and orderliness of the medication cart and/or room, the appropriate disposition of outdated medications as per policy. Maintain documentation as appropriate, including, but not limited to, accurate tickler files, medical records, appointment schedules and nurses notes. Performs related duties as requested by RN.
Job Requirements:Job Requirements Graduate of an accredited Licensed Professional Nursing Program Must possess current LPN license to practice in the State of New York. At least one year experience working with mentally retarded/developmentally delayed individuals is preferred. Current CPR certification. The Arc Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, generous time off policy, TDA and an agency funded pension plan. We offer on-going training, supervision and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere where our employees are valued.
Hours:3pm-11pm or 10pm-9am and weekends.

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