Are you a compassionate and skilled Licensed Practical Nurse looking to make a meaningful impact in the lives of residents? We are seeking a dedicated LPN to join our healthcare team in New York. In this role, you will provide comprehensive nursing care to residents with complex needs, ensuring their comfort, safety, and well-being. 

Why Choose Us?

  • Quality Care: We are committed to delivering exceptional care to our residents, ensuring their comfort and well-being.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a team of experienced healthcare professionals who support each other in providing the best care.
  • Professional Development: Access opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive health benefits in a supportive work environment.
  • Impactful Work: Make a meaningful difference in the lives of residents, providing compassionate and evidence-based care.

Job Detail:

  • Specialty: Practical Nursing in Long-Term Care
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Shift: Varies
  • Schedule: Regular Business Hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Pay: Competitive Salary

Responsibilities:

  • Direct Nursing Care: Provide comprehensive care to assigned residents, addressing hygiene, physical comfort, medical treatment, nutritional needs, ambulation, exercise, and elimination.
  • Medication Administration: Administer medications except for blood products, the first IV solution with medications, IV push medications, and IV medications via central lines.
  • IV Therapy: Administer IV therapy with limitations; certified LPNs may perform venipuncture, start IV fluids, monitor fluid rates, replace IV bags, and discontinue IV fluids.
  • Treatment Administration: Follow facility policy and procedures for administering treatments.
  • Resident Preparation: Prepare residents for diagnostic tests, surgeries, medical examinations, and transportation.
  • Resident Admission: Assist with resident admissions according to facility policies and help them adjust to the environment.
  • Person Centered Care Planning: Participate in care planning and coordinate nursing care, contributing to and updating care plans.
  • Health Teaching: Assist RNs with health education for residents and families.
  • Resident and Family Relationships: Establish positive relationships with residents and families, adhering to the Residents’ Bill of Rights.
  • Nutritional Needs: Observe and participate in meeting residents' nutritional needs, including monitoring intake during meals.
  • Post-Mortem Care: Assist in post-mortem care as needed.
  • Emergency Assistance: Assist RNs and physicians during emergencies, including CPR.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Licensed and currently registered as a Practical Nurse in New York State.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates competence and experience in nursing skills within the scope of practice.
  • New York State CPR Certification.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Comprehensive health benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.

Join us in our mission to provide outstanding long-term care and support to our residents!

DirectShifts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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