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LPN NHU

Category:
Nursing - LPN
Facility:
A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital
Department:
Nursing Home
Schedule:
with full health benefits
Shift:
Evening shift
Hours:
64 hrs biweekly, 3pm - 11:30pm
Job Details:
Job Summary: Under the direction of the registered nurse, provides nursing care in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures, supporting the care plan established for each resident. Job Qualifications:Education - Completion of an LPN programExperience - Previous long term care experience preferredKnowledge/Skills/Abilities - Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to move or lift residents and equipmentPhysical Requirements - Stand/walk 6-8 hrs, sit 1-3 hrs, bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, push, pull 1/3 or more of the time. Weight lifted/force exerted up to 35 pounds.Licenses/Certifications - Current NYS license to practice as an LPN. CPR Certification required. Essential Functions:-Transfers, moves and repositions clients every 2-3 hours and prn.-Assists clients to move to activities area or dining area, etc.-Keeps unit neat, relaxed and homelike.-Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges-Assists/provides residents with PROM and AROM, and ambulation goals as appropriate.-Provides treatments/medications as ordered -Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner-Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.-Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. -Notifies appropriate persons/family members of significant events (in conjunction with RN)-Demonstrates ability to accept constructive criticism and uses it to improve work performance.-Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by RN-Monitors performance of CNA's and relays concerns to the RN for follow up.-Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related hazards.-Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

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