Job Opportunity Details

Job ID Specialty Geographic Location City State Recruiter
2048302 LPN/LVN Syracuse NY USA Staffing Network

In HouseID:
9138

Job Description

This is a LPN/LVN Opportunity Only!

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Company Name: USA Staffing Network
Recruiter Name: Alex Bakker
Contact Phone: 585-387-0323

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Nights

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) LPN/LVN - Direct Hire: Licensed Practical Nurse

Location: Syracuse, NY



Qualified part-time LPNs are eligible for up to a $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Part-time employees are eligible for full-time hours.



Responsibilities:

Performs resident care according to policy|procedure and standards as delegated by the Nurse Manager, Clinical Coordinator, RN, or Charge Nurse
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge base when performing resident care
Provides for the emotional & physical comfort and safety of the resident, family, &|or caregiver
Observes residents for specific signs|symptoms as instructed by NM, CC, or RN
Observes for changes in clinical or functional status, and reports changes to NM, CC, or Supervisor in a timely manner
Assists residents with ADLs and any special-care needs as indicated by NM, CC, RN, or Charge Nurse for which they are properly educated and trained
Recognizes and responds to emergent situations efficiently and effectively by managing self, residents, staff, and others appropriately
Work under the direct supervision of the nurse manager|charge nurse and general supervision of the day supervisor, and follow instructions and directions from unit nursing and medical staff, with the ability to function as a team leader and carry out inherent responsibilities when assigned.
Conduct or participate in team conferences on specific resident(s).
Chart significant notations on residents’ charts. Participate in supplying input for the monthly nursing summaries.
Function as medication nurse if approved by proper authority. Observe proper procedure regarding the passing of medication. May give subcutaneous and intramuscular injections and divided doses under supervision of a registered nurse. Check medication sheet for accuracy.
Carry out medical aseptic technique (isolation) according to prescribed procedure.
Report periodically to nurse manager|charge nurse regarding overall functioning of team area. Notify nurse manager|charge nurse immediately relative to any personnel, resident, or family problems.
Assist with orientation of new personnel when assigned.
Attend staff meetings and in-service programs both inside and outside the facility as assigned.
Review fire and safety rules and regulations periodically with team members.
Conduct team rounds during tour of duty. Note all equipment for proper functioning and cleanliness.
Perform other similar or related duties.

Qualifications:

Active LPN license in NYS
Excellent communication skills
Requires basic knowledge of clinical nursing.
Must be able to function effectively in handling residents while performing procedures and techniques required to assist physicians and professional nursing staff.
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing and have current licensure with the New York State Board of Nursing.




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