Physician Affiliate Groupof New York, PC Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Multiple openings) in New York, New York
|Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (Multiple openings)|
|Hospital||NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services|
With approximately 55,000 admissions per year and an average daily population of 10,000, the NYC jail system is one of the largest in the nation. NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Service (CHS) is a national leader in the delivery of healthcare to the justice-involved population and, with PAGNY’s active support, aspires to the highest standards of care with the goal of meeting or exceeding what is available in the community.
- Provides basic bedside care
- Maintains comfortable, orderly, safe and clean environment for patients
- Measures & records patients vital signs (such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration)
- Assists with bathing, dressing and personal hygiene of patient
- Prepares and gives injections and enemas
- Monitors catheters
- Records food/fluid input/output
- Dresses wounds
- Assists with bed positioning, standing and walking of patients,
- Collects samples of blood and/or urine for testing
- Performs routine laboratory tests as directed by supervisor
- Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
- Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a LPN.
- Assists in relevant health teaching for patient
- Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms/templates
- Performs other position related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
Depending on setting may also:
- Start intravenous fluids
- Direct care provided by nursing aides
- Floats among various clinical services, where qualified
- Upholds HIPAA regulations
- Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts
Human Relation Skills:
- Is responsible and cooperative with supervisor, fellow associates, patients, visitors, and Department of Correction personnel.
- Maintains friendly working atmosphere.
- Maintains professional attitude.
- Maintains professional appearance and adheres to uniform policy of the Department of Nursing.
- Accepts constructive criticism as evidenced by appropriate changes in behavior.
- Utilizes established channels of communication.
- Recognizes, accepts, and respects people as individuals.
- Recognizes limitation and seeks assistance appropriately.
- Meet standards for attendance as per policy.
- Graduate of an accredited LPN program
- Current LPN license, in good standing with the state licensing board
- Minimum of one year LPN experience preferred
PAGNY provides equal opportunity in employment. WE recruit, select, train and promote the most qualified individuals. No person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, natural origin, citizenship, military status, creed, color, sex, religious beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or protected characteristics under the law.