Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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

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The LPN is responsible for managing, delegating, coordinating and providing nursing care through utilization of the nursing process. The above is accomplished with the utilization of effective communication skills with patients, significant others and members of the multidisciplinary health care team.

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Job Summary:The LPN is responsible for managing, delegating, coordinating and providing nursing care through utilization of the nursing process. The above is accomplished with the utilization of effective communication skills with patients, significant others and members of the multidisciplinary health care team. Within the scope of practice assumes responsibility, as necessary, for the assessment, treatment and care of patients of all ages (neonate to geriatric). Displays an understanding of the developmental needs of the patient when planning and implementing treatment. Displays competency in obtaining information and interpreting the patient’s behavior based upon an understanding of the patients cognitive, biopsychosocial and religious cultural aging processes. The LPN is accountable for maintaining his/her clinical competence in reaching the defined standards of care for the area of nursing practice.
Department:Physician Practice
Reports to:Practice Administrator or Practice Manager
Primary Responsibilities: (including, but not limited to1. Systematically provides nursing care to patients within the framework of the nursing process and established standards of practice. 2. Integrates principles of patient safety in the provision of direct nursing care and medication management. 3. Adheres to established system-wide communication standards and processes. 4. Participates in designated forums which address patient care, patient education, policy and procedures, safety and clinical outcomes. 5. Demonstrates accountability for maintaining and improving professional knowledge and skill related to the area of practice.
Essential Job Qualifications1. Education: HS graduate or GED required. 2. Experience: 1-2 years’ experience as an LPN within a Physician practice preferred. 3. Training/Certification: BLS Certification. 4. Licensure: NYS LPN License, Current NYS Registration.
Job Specific Technical/Professional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:1. Demonstrates the ability to create a positive interaction with the customer. 2. Demonstrates positive communication with people of different cultures, values and beliefs. 3. Demonstrates the ability to acknowledge customer concerns and takes corrective action. 4. Demonstrates compliance with identified customer service behaviors. 5. Provides escort to customers when necessary.
Environment and Demands:Environmental Demands: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, radiation, and exposure to infectious diseases. The noise level in this environment is usually moderate. Essential Physical and Cognitive Demands, Manual Dexterity: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to stand; sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Some irregularity in scheduled hours because of compensated overtime requirements. Weekend/Holiday rotation required.
Interested Candidates:Should send an email containing their Name, Email, Phone Number, and interest in the position to mjuarez@rboces.org

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