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Licenced Practical Nurse (LPN) - General Pediatric Practice more...
Location:Islandia, NY
Company:Northwell Health
First posted:December 16, 2016 (last updated 1 week 18 hours ago)
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Job Description

As a Practice Licensed Practical Nurse you will perform various aspects of patient care within assigned patient care unit under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers general nursing care to ambulatory patients in an assigned area under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.
    • Participates with the Primary Nurse and Nursing Care Coordinator in planning and coordinating patient care.
    • Follows the direction and guidance of the Primary Nurse in implementing the nursing process.
    • Reports and records results of nursing care and makes all significant information known immediately to Primary Nurse and/or Nursing Care Coordinator.
    • Performs treatments and procedures as assigned by a Registered Nurse.
  • Establishes good interpersonal relations with patients, families, and hospital personnel.
  • Must have knowledge of usual dosages, side effects, and reactions to medications patients are receiving, and is able to administer oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications, except for experimental drugs.
  • May administer narcotics orally or intramuscularly except on pediatrics, newborn nursery, and premature nursery.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

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