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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: EPIC Rehabilitation & Nursing at White Plains
Location: White Plains
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Job Description:

EPIC Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains is seeking a Full Time, Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse.EPIC Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains, is a brand new Skilled Nursing Home located in the heart of White Plains. This SNF is part of our " Epic Healthcare Management" group of facilities.The role of the Licensed Practical Nurse is to provide day to day support to the Unit Manager/Charge Nurse/Supervisor, respond appropriately to resident/family needs within the scope of practice and organizes and oversees the assigned unit activities and staff assignments.CORE QUALIFICATIONS:* Education:* Must be a graduate of an approved school of Nursing.* Licensed and currently registered in New York State as Licensed Practical Nurse.* Work Experience:* Previous experience with geriatric patients is desirable.* Job Knowledge/Requirements:* Must have a sincere desire to work with the elderly, chronically ill, and disabled.* Pharmacological background in theory and supervised clinical experience with medications.* Thorough knowledge of principles and methods involved in handling of sterile/clean materials and daily hygienic care of residents. Preventing spread of disease by proper disposal of infected material and cleaning of equipment.* First aid assistance in emergencies, must utilize good judgment in emergency situations.* Must have a thorough knowledge of medical, social, and psychological needs of patients.* Must possess a spirit of cooperation, caring and enthusiasm in order to create an atmosphere conducive to rehabilitation, optimal health and growth.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: During your shift you may be required to perform some or all the following:Utilize the nursing process in the care of designated Residents.* Assure Assessment/Data Collection Documents clinical data on all assigned Residents per regulations.* Report findings of ongoing changes /concerns to the Charge Nurse, Nursing Supervisor or Nurse Manager.* Demonstrate knowledge of basic lab/test collections.Planning* Collaborate with RN/Interdisciplinary Team to revise/update the Nursing Care Plan.Implementation* Deliver direct Resident care consistent with the policies and procedures of the Facility.* Demonstrate skills necessary to deliver direct resident care.* Administer medications and treatments in accordance with policy and procedure.* Deliver care incompliance with Resident's Rights and federal/state regulations.Respond appropriately to Resident/Family needs within the scope of practice.* Identify Resident/Family responses and notifies designate RN in timely manner. If appropriate, consult with other members of the health care team.* Monitor and document vital signs, treatments administered and Residents' responses.* Demonstrate knowledge of equipment and procedures.* LPN may not flush Picc lines, subclavian lines, implant ports or change dressings or draw blood from any of these lines.Ensure the safety of all Residents in accordance with Facility/Nursing policy and procedure.* Prepare Resident assignments for Certified Nursing Assistants, considering the category of needs of the Resident and competency of personnel.* Maintain equipment on unit and reports malfunctioning promptly.* Adhere to fire plan, disaster plan and other safety plans established.* Address and communicate lab results, test results to RN supervisor, unit manager and MD.* Communicate Residents' incidents and concerns to RN supervisor \ unit manager and MD.Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills necessary to ensure quality patient care.* Interact with Residents, Families, and colleagues in a courteous and professional manner.* Always maintain Resident privacy and confidentiality.* Demonstrate an awareness of Resident's rights and reports any concerns.Organize and supervise assigned unit activities and staff assignments.* Provide a Nursing Assistant assignment for each CNA on his/her team. Communicate to CNA pertinent resident care needs.* Monitor and evaluate the flow of activity and delivery of patient care provided by the CNA's (turning and positioning, mealtimes, bathing, etc.).* Assure CNA documentation records (ADL's BM, Meal intake, etc) are completed. Communicate to Charge Nurse/Unit Manager and other member of the care team any pertinent resident findings.* Assist in providing educational needs of staff. Communicate education needs for follow-up to Charge Nurse/Unit Manager/In-Service Director.Recognize job relationships/demonstrate a willingness to function within Nursing Home Structure.* Utilize appropriate lines of authority and methods of communication in problem solving.* Refer problems, which are beyond the scope of LPN authority, ability, and legal practice to the Registered Professional Nurse/Administration.Demonstrate accountability in professional practice development* Attend scheduled facility in-service programs.

Keywords: EPIC Rehabilitation & Nursing at White Plains, White Plains , Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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