• LPN

    Location US-NY-Tarrytown
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/15/2018 11:17 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-11133
    # Positions
    2
    Facility
    Family Home Health Care, Inc.
    Category
    Nursing
    Work Days Per Week
    1
    Shift
    N
    Shift Start Time
    9a
    Shift End Time
    5p
    Type
    Per Diem
    # Hours
    7
  • Overview

    The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.  Responsibilities include following the plan of care, providing treatments, and working collaboratively with the members of the team to help meet positive patient care outcomes.

    Responsibilities

    1. Carries out the Agency’s mission, philosophy, goals and objectives within guidelines of Agency policy and position function.

     

    1. Interprets and implements the Agency’s philosophy to staff and members of the community.

     

    1. Assumes responsibility for assignments given, seeks supervision appropriately, and is accountable for his/her actions by performing within the limits of his/her education and experience.

     

    1. Knows and conforms to the laws governing the practice of a practical nurse and provides nursing care using all elements of the nursing process.

     

    1. Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the physician and performs nursing procedures and techniques within scope of practice.

     

    1. Uses equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently.

     

    1. Represents the Agency at blood pressure clinics to provide screening and health promotion.

     

    1. Participates in personal and professional growth and development.

     

    1. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge and practice skills through attendance/participation in continuing and inservice education programs.

     

    1. Performs other duties as assigned by the RN.


    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program

     

    • Has three years nursing experience. Community/home health and/or medical/surgical experience is preferred.

     

    • Currently licensed as a licensed practical nurse in New York State.

     

    • Complies with accepted standards and practice.

     

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

     

    • Good organizational, observation, communication and judgment skills.
    • Is self directed with ability to work with supervision.

    Is flexible and cooperative in fulfilling role obligations

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