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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Company: Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
Location: Croton On Hudson
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Description: EXCELLENT 1199 UNION BENEFITS GREAT TEAM NEW GRADS WELCOME SCHEDULES:Part TimeFull TimePer DiemSHIFTS:Availability on Day Shift, Evening Shift, or Night Shift!BENEFITS: ASK ABOUT ELIGIBILITY!EXCELLENT 1199 SEIU UNION BENEFIT PACKAGE! INCLUDING HEALTH BENEFITS COMPETITIVE PAY, SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS, & SCHEDULED PAY RAISESPAID OUT FOR UNUSED SICK TIMEBONUS OPPORTUNITIES- REFERRAL BONUS, ETC.GREAT WORKING CULTUREGENEROUS PAID TIME OFF (VACATION, SICK, HOLIDAY, PERSONAL, ETC.)UNIFORM ALLOWANCEGREAT TEAMWORK ENVIRONMENTOPPORTUNITY FOR CAREER GROWTH & ADVANCEMENTAND MUCH MORE!JOB SUMMARY:Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care, a 192-bed Skilled Nursing Facility located in Croton-on-Hudson, NY has an opening for LPN's. Sky View serves as your bridge between hospital and home, spanning the gap from recovery to community reentry. Our luxurious and hotel-like environment is the ideal setting for those in need of Post Acute Rehabilitation or Long-Term Care. Our team of highly skilled physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists really care and work together to create an individualized therapy plan that helps you reach your highest level of functioning in as short an amount of time as possible - preparing for your eventual return home.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.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: During your shift you may be required to perform some or all the following:1. 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.2. 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.3. 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.4. 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.5. 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.6. 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.7. Demonstrate accountability in professional practice developmentAttend scheduled facility in-service programs.Meet annual mandatory in-service requirements, including but not limited to CPR, IV course/ recertification, Infection Control etc.8. Demonstrate accountability in practice to Residents, family, colleagues, and the facility.Adhere to established professional Dress Code.Is punctual and/or provides proper notification for lateness or absenteeism.Utilize benefit time appropriately.Utilize facility resources in an efficient, cost-efficient manner.Demonstrate an understanding of department priorities related to patient needs.When necessary, work a flexible schedule to provide continuity of care for all patients.Assist other staff members in completion of their duties.Orient new Nursing personnel as assigned.9. Ensure all HIPAA requirements are adhered to.10. Follow all facility policies and procedures.11. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.Requirements:Education:Must be a graduate of an approved school of Nursing.Licensed and currently registered in good standing 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.ADA Requirements:Candidate will have the physical ability to perform job related duties, which may require lifting, bending, stooping, stretching, pulling and pushing up to 50lbs or more as needed.EEO Statement:SKYVIEW REHABILIATION & HEALTHCARE CENTER is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, creed, natural origin, sex, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital/familial status, civil union/domestic partnership status, veteran/military status, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, handicap, actual or perceived disability, pregnancy, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sex offences, or any other category protected by applicable law. All such employment decisions will be made without unlawfully discriminating on any prohibited basis. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SKYVIEW REHABILIATION & HEALTHCARE CENTER will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.For SEO Purposes Only: medication, med nurse, med cart, charge, overnight, unit, nurse, nursing, rehabilitation, rehab, registered, ratio

Keywords: Sky View Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Yonkers , Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, Other , Croton On Hudson, New York

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