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Archcare LPN FT Days in New York, New York

The Medication/ Treatment Nurse is responsible for administration of all medications and treatments ( except those specifically designated for an RN) during her tour of duty, according to the established medical and nursing care plan. Works under the direction of the Head/ Charge Nurse to provide optimum nursing care to all residents on the unit.

  • Receives report from previous shift, making sure that he/she has received all pertinent information on each resident.

  • Organizes assignment for most efficient use of time.

  • Sets priorities in meeting the needs of residents.

  • Continuously evaluates behavior , symptoms, reactions and progress of residents and discusses findings with Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.

  • Administers all medications according to established policies and procedures and physician's orders.

  • Performs all treatments according to physicians specific order and established policies and procedures.

  • Discusses the need to discontinue or change a medication of treatment with the Nurse Manager/ Charge Nurse.

  • Supervises, performs and/ or assists with resident care as indicated: assists with feeding of residents.

  • Assists with orientation and instructions of other nursing personnel as required.

  • Takes and transcribes physician's orders accurately and promptly

  • Orders prescribed medications : notifies pharmacy of discontinued medications: and ensures accuracy of medications and dosages when received from pharmacy.

  • Assists with requisitions supplies and equipment as needed; ensures their proper utilization.

  • Documents all medications administered as indicated in established policy and procedures and according to the Department of Health regulations.

  • Helps to maintain all unit records against physician's orders to ensure accuracy before the first of each month.

  • Reviews medication administration records against physician's orders to ensure accuracy before the first of each month.

  • Reviews treatment records monthly.

  • Reports any medication error to Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse

  • When administering medications, is responsible to keep medications cart clean at all times, especially at end of the shift.

  • Maybe requested to accompany physicians on rounds.

  • May assist Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse in formulating and revising nursing care plans, and checks that nursing rehabilitation recommendations are carried out.

  • Maybe requested to assume full responsibility of the unit during the absence of Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.

  • Graduate of State approved school of Practical Nursing.

Experience Requirements

  • One or more years of experience in geriatric setting preferred.

License Requirements

  • Currently licensed or pending licensee as a Practical Nurse in the State of New York, BLS

ID: 2021-15588

Street: ArchCare at Mary Manning Walsh Home

Shift Start Time: 7am

Shift End Time: 3 pm

Hours: 75

External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/

Telecommute: No

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