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Ascension Health LPN/LVN in Binghamton, New York

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Sign on Bonus Eligible Full time RN position with Oncology Unit working 80 per pay period, evening shift with full time benefits.

Benefit eligible position: Health insurance, Dental, Vision Plan, Retirement plan, Life Insurance, PTO, Professional Development Assistance

Oncology is one of the most rewarding fields in Nursing! As our LPN/LVN, you will be proving care and support to patients who may be suffering from cancer or have the potential to develop it.

Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivery quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.

Why Join Ascension?

1 Medical is our Oncology/Hospice/Medical-Surgical 28 bed unit which consists of 16 beds on our Ross wing, and 12 beds on our West wing (including two hospice suites). Our unit has all private beds for our patients. Our tech ratios range from 1:10 patients on day shift, 1:10 on Evenings, and 1:12-1:16 on night shift. Our unit utilizes Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), and Unit Secretaries who work closely alongside our Registered Nurses (RNs) to help with tasks throughout their day. We use Cerner as our electronic medical record. Our team works closely with our hospitalists, oncologists, radiation therapy team, palliative care team, and local hospice organizations to provide quality, holistic, care to all the patients we serve. Our unit follows a shared governance model utilizing a Unit Based Practice Council that meets monthly to discuss quality improvement initiatives for the department.

Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Our Lady of Lourdes Mem Hosp-N, you will have the opportunity to provide care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients and assures the well-being of patients.

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs laboratory tests and therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the New York Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Accredited LPN Program required

Work Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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