LPN: Med/Surg/Universal

A.O. Fox Oneonta, NY
Category:

Nursing - LPN

Facility:

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital

Department:

2-North

Schedule:

with full health benefits

Shift:

evenings/nights

Hours:

72 hrs biweekly, 7pm - 7am

Job Details:

Job Summary: Delivers nursing care in collaboration with a professional Registered Nurse. Job Qualifications:Education - Graduate of an accredited LPN ProgramExperience - One year of LPN experience preferred, will consider new graduate LPN'sKnowledge/Skills/Abilities - Ability to provide patient and family centered care in a safe environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills requiredPhysical Requirements - Must be able to lift up to 35lbs and have the ability to walk for majority of shiftsLicenses/Certifications - NYS LPN license, BLS required within 6 months of hire Essential Functions:-Transfer, reposition, ambulate patients 1-2 hours or PRN, collects samples and monitors catheters-Identifies patient care problems and communicates them to the registered nurse-Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care in the EMR-Administers medications and immunizations as ordered-Performs and assists with procedures as needed ensuring all supplies are available and set up according to protocol-Practices within the scope of practice 100% of time-Assumes self-responsibility for direct care activities as indicated by the RN -Gives direct patient care according to the therapeutic plan and individual patient needs as directed by the patient care plan-Provides appropriate information to assist the RN ion the preparation and maintence of an effective care plan-Records patients vital signs, ADL, safety checks in the EMR-Notifies the RN of significant findings or changes in the patient's physical or mental conditions-Acts as a role model for ancillary staff-Insures privacy for patient and confidential of condition and personal an information-Maintains the confidentiality of the patients clinical records