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LPN - GSNH Professional Services

at Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Posted: 8/2/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 100017592
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6022601

GSNH Professional Services

Sayville
Sayville, NY

Per Diem

Varied hours

varied

Licensed Practical Nurse - GSNH

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care.

The Licensed Practical Nurse, under the guidance and supervision of a Registered Nurse, administers routine services in caring for sub-acute, chronic and convalescent adult/geriatric residents. This care is rendered in accordance with established policies and procedures. To provide necessary nursing care for the residents of this facility in keeping with the Mission, Vision and Goals of Catholic Health Services of Long Island.

Responsibilities:

· Employee aids in the orientation of new employees

· Practices within the LPN scope of practice

· Identifies and reports change in resident status to RN in a timely manner

· Performs and is knowledgeable of vital signs, medication administration, monitoring lab values, care of resident pre/post procedure, geriatric competency, hospice care, pain mgmt., resident safety, restraints, isolation precautions/PPE, admission and discharge of patients/residents

· Employee is able to provide written and verbal educational material to residents/patients/families, and documents education as per policy

· Updates/implements resident plans of care appropriately

· Transcribes and documents physician orders accurately using computer order entry system

· Accurately reconciles medications upon admission and discharge of resident

· Participates in resident feeding and oversees dining areas as assigned

Requirements:

· Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

· Licensed as an LPN in New York State

· Licensed as an LPN in New York State

· Basic computer skills

· Previous experience preferred. Knowledge of safety and infection control policies. Knowledge of computer systems and/or prior clerical experience preferred. CPR Certified

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.