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A.O. Fox Hospital LPN: Med/Surg/Universal in Oneonta, New York

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

LPN Med/Surg/Universal Job Summary:

Delivers nursing care in collaboration with a professional Registered Nurse.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education - Graduate of an accredited LPN Program

  • Experience - One year of LPN experience preferred, will consider new graduate LPN's

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Ability to provide patient and family centered care in a safe environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Physical Requirements - Must be able to lift up to 35lbs and have the ability to walk for majority of shifts

  • Licenses/Certifications - NYS LPN license, BLS required within 6 months of hire

Essential Functions:

  • Transfer, reposition, ambulate patients 1-2 hours or PRN, collects samples and monitors catheters

  • Identifies patient care problems and communicates them to the registered nurse

  • Maintains up to date and accurate documentation of nursing care in the EMR

  • Administers medications and immunizations as ordered

  • Performs and assists with procedures as needed ensuring all supplies are available and set up according to protocol

  • Practices within the scope of practice 100% of time

  • Assumes self-responsibility for direct care activities as indicated by the RN

  • Gives direct patient care according to the therapeutic plan and individual patient needs as directed by the patient care plan

  • Provides appropriate information to assist the RN ion the preparation and maintence of an effective care plan

  • Records patients vital signs, ADL, safety checks in the EMR

  • Notifies the RN of significant findings or changes in the patient's physical or mental conditions

  • Acts as a role model for ancillary staff

  • Insures privacy for patient and confidential of condition and personal an information

  • Maintains the confidentiality of the patients clinical records

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Free membership to FoxCare Fitness and BurnAlong (Online Wellness Platform)

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Supplemental whole or term life insurance

  • Supplemental accident insurance

  • Fully funded 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting and an option to contribute individually

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid sick leave

  • Perfect attendance bonus (prorated for part time employees)

  • Shift differentials and weekend bonus

  • Full service cafeteria/cyber cafĂ© with discount and payroll deduction option

  • Full service pharmacy at FoxCare with payroll deduction option for copays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Onsite employee wellness with free Immunizations/vaccinations, wellness education, and ergonomics consulting/recommendations

  • Teledoc with no copay with insurance enrollment

  • Adoption allowance

  • Legal assistance and identity theft protection programs

  • Pet insurance

A. O. Fox Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.

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