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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Company: Epic Rehabilitation and Healthcare at White Plains
Location: White Plains
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description: EXCELLENT BENEFITS GREAT TEAM NEW GRADS WELCOME TO APPLY ELIGIBLE FOR AETNA HEALTH INSURANCE 1ST OF THE MONTH AFTER DATE OF HIRE BENEFITS:TUITION REIMBURSEMENTAFFORDABLE & EXCELLENT AETNA HEALTH BENEFITS FOR BOTH SELF & FAMILY PLANS!!COMPETITIVE PAY INCLUDING SHIFT DIFFERENTIALSPARKING REIMBURSEMENTCAREER GROWTH OPPORTUNITYGREAT WORKING CULTURE401K PLAN WITH A MATCH!GENEROUS PAID TIME OFFFREE LIFE INSURANCE, DENTAL & VISION PLANS, AND MUCH MORE!POSITION SUMMARY:Come join a family of facilities in New York State. Intrinsic to each facility in the EPIC portfolio are the words "Rehabilitation & Healthcare", as our overriding goal is to rehabilitate patients and successfully return them to their lives. For those who have come to reside permanently, we aim to create the best possible environment while optimizing their quality of life. EPIC Rehabilitation and Nursing at White Plains is a BRAND NEW Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation center 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 assignmentsUtilize 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.Deliver direct Resident care consistent with the policies and procedures of the Facility.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 teamEnsure 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.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.Demonstrate an awareness of Resident's rights and reports any concerns.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. LPN may not flush Picc lines, subclavian lines, implant ports or change dressings or draw blood from any of these linesRequirements:Must be a graduate of an approved school of Nursing.Licensed and currently registered in New York State as Licensed Practical Nurse.Previous experience with geriatric patients is desirable, not required.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.For SEO Purposes Only: medication, med nurse, med cart, charge, overnight, unit, nurse, nursing, rehabilitation, rehab, registered, ratio

Keywords: Epic Rehabilitation and Healthcare at White Plains, White Plains , Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Healthcare , White Plains, New York

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