Bassett Healthcare Licensed Practical Nurse, Ambulatory Care in St. Johnsville, New York
Overview Are you looking to make a difference by improving the health of our patients? Here you will find an innovative culture that is patient-focused and dedicated to making a difference. We are committed to helping the population we serve, and our communities, achieve optimum health and enjoy the best quality of life possible. Recently named a Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer 2022! $10,000.00 SIGN-ON BONUS Available (connect with our Talent Acquisition team on eligibility requirements Responsibilities The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will work Full-time, Days and will provide direct and indirect patient care under the direction of the Registered Professional Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, or Physician. The LPN functions performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of supportive and restorative care. Works as part of a care team to improve the completion of quality requirements, increase throughput, enhance efficiency, and enrich the overall patient experience. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct and indirect nursing care individualized to the patient’s needs. Collects and records relevant patient health data accurately Evaluates health data to identify patient problems Implements and documents specified interventions Identifies deviations from expected patient outcomes Adheres to approved, research-based practice standards The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs and documents Point of Care (POC) testing and quality control in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) maintains and documents testing reagents/supplies and equipment according to established laboratory procedures Advocates for patients to ensure that care preserves and protects the patient’s autonomy, dignity and rights. Delivers care in a non-judgmental and non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to patient diversity Assures that patients have informed consent signed for indicated procedures The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) maintains current licensure, certification, and competencies. Provides proof of current BLS validation to supervisor. Completes required unit credentialing according to departmental policy The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides to supervisor evidence of completion all required annual training and competency validation Practices within the New York State-defined LPN scope of practice 100% of the time Acquires and maintains current knowledge and skills in his/her area of practice. The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) performs other duties as requested and observed by supervisor or manager. Qualifications Education: Graduate of a Practical Nursing program required Experience: 1 year of healthcare related field experience preferred License/Certifications: Current NYS LPN License and registration as a Practical Nurse or a valid interim permit BLS through an accepted agency must be obtained within 6 months of hire Additional credentials as determined by specific work unit required Skills: Clinical Skills Multi-Tasking Interacting with People Analysis & Evaluation Take Initiative Physical Requirements: Heavy Work - Exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs, of force constantly to move objects. Occasional climbing, crouching, grasping, kneeling, lifting, pulling, pushing, reaching, stooping, visual acuity (color, depth, perception). Frequent balancing, typing/clerical/dexterity, hearing, repetitive motion, standing, talking, walking, seeing/monitor/computer use. Frequent fit testing required. Hazards: Occasional burns, chemical, electrical, mechanical, radiation/radiant energy. Frequent bodily fluids/bloodborne exposure. Working Conditions: Occasional noise, dust, fumes, gases, mists, odors. Travel: Occasional travel - the job may require travel from time-to-time, but not on a regular basis. Benefits: Our commitment to our employees includes benefit programs that are designed to meet the various needs across our employee population. Medical, dental and vision insurance Life insurance and disability protection Retirement benefits and more… Throughout our network, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through employee contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location and/or position. EEO Statement We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law. Pay Range Minimum USD $21.11/Hr. Pay Range Maximum USD $31.67/Hr. Salary is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, training, and fair market evaluation based on industry standards. The above compensation range represents a good faith belief of the compensation range by Bassett Healthcare Network, and its entities and affiliates, at the time of this posting or advertisement.