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Mercy Medical Center Clinton LPN - Primary Care Office - Albany, NY - FT in Prime Care Management - Albany, New York

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

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LPN – Primary Care Office - Albany, NY - FT

If you are looking for an LPN position in a Primary Care Office, full time, this could be your opportunity. Here at St. Peter's Health Partner's, we care for more people in more places. This position is located at 5 Palisades Drive, Albany, NY.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized leader: Magnet Hospital in the Capital Region

  • Quality of Life: Where career opportunities and quality of life converge

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, generous tuition allowance and career development

  • Work/Life: Monday - Friday, Office Hours

What you will do:

The LPN administers nursing care to patients under the direction of a Registered Professional. Assists with treatments and procedures and carries out selected duties within the framework of the established nursing plan of care. Complies with established nursing policies, procedures and standards to provide safe, quality care to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Consistently takes accurate vital signs.

  • Accurately collects routine patient data per protocols and/or as directed by the clinical supervisor.

  • Consistently recognizes high-risk situations and reports them appropriately.

  • Confers with the clinical supervisor routinely concerning the plan of care.

  • Makes suggestions as to referrals to other disciplines.

  • Fulfills protocols or clinical guidelines in establishing workflow priorities.

  • Consistently demonstrates acceptable technical skills in providing care.

  • Consistently follows standards of care, established protocols, or clinical guidelines in providing patient care.

  • Consistently follows infection control policies in administering care.

  • Consistently provides patient care in consideration of age related requirements.

  • Consistently reinforces patient and family teaching.

  • Administers medications safely in accordance with relevant unit policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrates ability to accurately transcribe physician orders.

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of computer skills relevant to the care area.

  • Demonstrates initiative and flexibility with assignments.

  • Functions as a team member in carrying out assignments.

What you will need:

  • A current license to practice as a Practical Nurse in the State of New York

  • Graduate of accredited school of Practical Nursing.

  • High School diploma / GED required

  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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