A.O. Fox Hospital LPN: Med/Surg/Universal in Oneonta, New York
Job Summary: Delivers nursing care in collaboration with a professional Registered Nurse.
Job Qualifications: Education - Graduate of an accredited LPN Program Experience - One year of LPN experience preferred, will consider new graduate LPN's Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Ability to provide patient and family centered care in a safe environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required Physical Requirements - Must be able to lift up to 35lbs and have the ability to walk for majority of shifts Licenses/Certifications - NYS LPN license, BLS required within 6 months of hire
Essential Functions: -Transfer, reposition, ambulate patients 1-2 hours or PRN, collects samples and monitors catheters -Identifies patient care problems and communicates them to the registered nurse -Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care in the EMR -Administers medications and immunizations as ordered -Performs and assists with procedures as needed ensuring all supplies are available and set up according to protocol -Practices within the scope of practice 100% of time -Assumes self-responsibility for direct care activities as indicated by the RN -Gives direct patient care according to the therapeutic plan and individual patient needs as directed by the patient care plan -Provides appropriate information to assist the RN ion the preparation and maintence of an effective care plan -Records patients vital signs, ADL, safety checks in the EMR -Notifies the RN of significant findings or changes in the patient's physical or mental conditions -Acts as a role model for ancillary staff -Insures privacy for patient and confidential of condition and personal an information -Maintains the confidentiality of the patients clinical records