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Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hours: 3pm-11pm or 10pm-9am and weekends.

Full and Part Time Shifts Available


Responsibilities

  • Administer medications, provide nursing treatments and gather patient measurements, signs and symptoms that can be used by the RN in making decisions about the nursing care of specific patients.
  • Accompany consumers and act as an informational intermediary for medical/surgical or specialist appointments.
  • Participate as a team member of the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Participate as directed by the RN in identification and prevention of client abuse and identification of or provision of care in emergency conditions.
  • Participate in Health Teaching to include, but not limited to, patient teaching regarding signs and symptoms of medication side effects, disease process and management in relation to life style factors.
  • Participate in consumer Health Counseling based on the cognitive level of consumer, i.e., the importance of hand washing in infection control.
  • Provide nursing treatments relative to restorative care and health maintenance, including, but not limited to: monitoring bowel and bladder training, stormy/wound care. Reporting of signs and symptoms of post-surgical complications and monitoring of chronically ill consumers.
  • Participate in Supportive Care, including, but not limited to, chronic pain management, hospice, and palliative care.
  • Participate in Medication Management, including, but not limited to, administration of medication, maintenance of MAR’s, timely reordering of medications, the integrity and orderliness of the medication cart and/or room, the appropriate disposition of outdated medications as per policy.
  • Maintain documentation as appropriate, including, but not limited to, accurate tickler files, medical records, appointment schedules and nurses notes.
  • Performs related duties as requested by RN.

 

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Professional Nursing Program
  • Must possess current LPN license to practice in the State of New York.
  • At least one year experience working with mentally retarded/developmentally delayed individuals is preferred.
  • Current CPR certification.

The Arc Rockland offers competitive salaries and a benefits package which includes medical and dental coverage, tuition assistance, generous time off policy, TDA and an agency funded pension plan. We offer on-going training, supervision and opportunities to advance in an atmosphere where our employees are valued.

Please send your resume in confidence to jobs@rocklandarc.org or fax (845) 267-2364.

 

The Arc Rockland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thank You to The Arc Rockland’s 2019 Corporate Sponsors: