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LPN

Location
Rhinebeck, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Sep 2022
$2,000 - Sign-On Bonus
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.
To be involved in all aspects of resident care in collaboration with and under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse.
A. Summary of Job Purpose:
To be involved in all aspects of resident care in collaboration with and under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse.
B. Essential Job Qualifications:
Education: License:
Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program. Current NYS license for practical nursing
Experience: Other:
1-year geriatric or medical/surgical experience preferred. Ability to spell correctly, produce legible written documentation. Excellent interpersonal skills. Organizational skills and proper body mechanics required.
Training:
BLS Certified
Reports To (title):
Resident Care Coordinator, shift supervisor
Job Provides Direction to CNA
D. Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements
Environmental Demands & Exposure To Hazards:
Exposure to water and liquids - may be exposed to pathogens, possible communicable disease and combative residents; Potential risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens: Category I
Essential Physical Demands Of The Job:
Moderate to heavy physical effort with frequent and prolonged standing, walking. Needs to lift supplies/ equipment, residents; pushes/pulls, moves/lifts heavy residents with considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching. Ability to see peripherally, ability to distinguish and identify different colors.
Essential Mental Demands Of The Job:
Is able to prioritize and respond professionally in a stressful and emotional situation. Interacting with challenging residents, staff and families. Coping with long term illnesses and death and dying.
Manual Dexterity Required:
Requires manual dexterity and mobility to perform detailed resident care skills. Able to write legibly, grasp objects with hands.
II. Essential Job Responsibilities (Weight 40%)
Essential responsibilities:
1 Safe accurate and timely administration of medications and IV fluids with appropriate documentation.
2 Provides treatments and procedures and monitors them for effectiveness. Documents outcomes in medical record.
3 Provides physical psychosocial care to residents in accordance with individual care plans.
4 Identifies the need for RN intervention and seeks appropriate action as needed. Notifies physician of change in condition.
5 Adheres to the resident s plan of care. Provides input into development, implementation, and evaluation of the plan in conjunction with the RN and/or other disciplines as appropriate.
6 Observes infection control standards while administering meds and treatments and providing direct resident care.
7 Documents resident care legibly, accurately and include pertinent data relative to condition. Monitoring of resident is documented in the medical record and on 24 hr. report sheet.
8 Serves as preceptor for LPNs, CNAs, and students.
9 Assigns, monitors, and evaluates duties to CNA that are within CNA responsibility and gives direction and support to CNA s to implement each resident s plan of care. Discusses findings with CNA to improve performance. Acts as a resource for CNA s and fosters a team approach to tasks and problem solving.
10 Participates in collecting data for quality assurance activities and documents corrective actions for negative findings.
11 Displays analytical and basic problem solving skills. Communicates problems to manager as appropriate.
12 Follows all time and attendance policies.
13 Attends educational programs provided by the facility.
Comments:
1 Practices first impressions while maintaining appropriate appearance and always wearing name badge while on duty.
2 Practices I s before E in every interaction: (Introduce - Inform - Involve - Inquire - Exit)
3 Responds appropriately and timely to customer needs.
4 Pages overhead for emergencies only.
5 Avoids technical jargon and uses language the customer can understand.
6 Respects privacy and confidentiality of customers according to HIPPA regulations and facility policies.
7 Exhibits effective communication style (verbal and nonverbal)
8 Actively participates in meeting department goals increasing customer satisfaction.
1 Willing to assist with new projects and take on additional work
2 Participates in and contributes in staff meetings.
3 Demonstrates flexibility
4 Handles conflicts/complaints effectively (interdepartmental and intra)
5 Shares knowledge with other department members
1 Maintains work areas and equipment in safe condition
2 Uses proper body mechanics
3 Uses appropriate personal protection equipment as required by the work activity.
4 Adheres to infection control guidelines
5 Adheres to all patient safety practices
6 Adheres to all environmental safety practices
Location: Rhinebeck-Thompson House 6525 Springbrook Avenue
Work Type: Part-Time
Standard Hours: 7.50
FTE: 0.600000
Work Schedule: EVENING 7.5
Work Shift: 3p-11p
Org Unit: 1387
Department: Beekman Residence
Exempt: No
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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Job Type: Part-time
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Details

  • Job Reference: 701148146-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Nuvance Health
  • Location: Rhinebeck, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent