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Licensed Practical Nurse - Taylor Health Center

Company: Arnot Ogden Medical Center
Location: Bath
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

New Competitive Rates!

Sign-On Bonuses up to $10,000

  • Terms of payment vary based on experience*

Are you ready to join an organization where delivering high quality patient-centered care, compassion, teamwork, and integrity are the basis for how we work? At Arnot Health, we are focused on delivering high-quality, safe, cost-effective, socially responsible health care services.

Arnot Health, an integrated healthcare delivery system, is conveniently located in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region of New York, which is known for its charm, scenic settings, and historical significance. We offer competitive pay, benefits, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and advancement opportunities. We welcome your application.

Full-time and part-time openings on all shifts.

MAIN FUNCTION:

A caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients under the supervision/direction of a registered nurse. Reports to the Director of Department to which assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner focusing on physiologic, psychological, and cognitive status.
  • Provides care to patients under the direction or supervision of the registered professional nurse using the plan of care.
  • Recognizes change in patient status and communicates significant information promptly in an organized, logical and concise manner to a RN.
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner based on plan of care.
  • Establishes priorities of patient care.
  • Demonstrates competency in performing nursing skills as evidenced by positive RN evaluation.
  • Identifies patient/significant other learning needs; communicates needs to RN and follows plan(s) for teaching.
  • Documents in a timely and accurate manner using designated forms:

a. Nursing and/or medical intervention

b. Patient's response to intervention

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient data.
  • Functions with an awareness of risk management, safety issues and adheres to Arnot Health and Division of Nursing policies and procedures regarding infection control.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols; documents events appropriately.
  • Demonstrates knowledge base for designated patient population. Identifies own knowledge deficits and promptly seeks resources/consultation to meet these needs in order to provide safe patient care.
  • Demonstrates awareness of basic legal issues in all aspects of patient care and unit function, and strives to minimize risks.
  • Administers medication (including intravenous fluids) according to policy, and practices safely as evidenced by no repeated pattern of error(s).

EDUCATION:

Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program registered by the New York State Education or by the licensing authority of another state.

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) REQUIREMENTS:

Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 90 days of hire date. Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required in critical care units.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Appreciable physical effort required. Moving, lifting and assisting patients whose size and physical abilities can vary greatly. Some lifting, reaching and stooping. Required to be on feet much of the time.

Keywords: Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Rochester , Licensed Practical Nurse - Taylor Health Center, Other , Bath, New York

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