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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN
LPN - SNF
Oneonta, NY
Permanent
Bassett Healthcare Network

Bassett Healthcare Network

The Bassett Healthcare Network is an integrated health care system that provides care and services in upstate New York.

Job Details

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Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Do you want to make a difference?  Are you looking to be part of a great team? A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is a proud affiliate of the Bassett Healthcare Network, you will find a culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  Exceptional patient care doesn’t just happen – it takes a TEAM.  We want you to join ours!

ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE: Days, Evenings and Nights
Full time, Part Time and Per Diem positions

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides nursing care in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures, supporting the care plan established for each resident.

Essential Functions:

Transfers, moves and repositions clients every 2-3 hours and prn.

Assists clients to move to activities area or dining area, etc.

Keeps unit neat, relaxed and homelike.

Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges

Assists/provides residents with PROM and AROM, and ambulation goals as appropriate.

Provides treatments/medications as ordered
Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner

Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.

Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure.

Notifies appropriate persons/family members of significant events (in conjunction with RN)

Demonstrates ability to accept constructive criticism and uses it to improve work performance.

Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by RN

Monitors performance of CNA's and relays concerns to the RN for follow up.

Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related hazards.

Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate the department's/unit's ability to meet its goals and objectives.

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
Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
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.

Bassett Health Network provides 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 a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.

Requirements
Education: Completion of an LPN program

Licenses/Certifications: Current NYS license to practice as an LPN. CPR Certification required.

Experience: Previous long term care experience preferred

Knowledge/Skills:  Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to move or lift residents and equipment
Physical Requirements: Stand/walk 6-8 hrs, sit 1-3 hrs, bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, push, pull 1/3 or more of the time. Weight lifted/force exerted up to 35 pounds.
Location
Oneonta, New York 13820
Employment Type
Permanent