Seafield Center, Inc. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) in Westhampton Beach, New York
Title:Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN)
VARIOUS SHIFTS AVAILABLEMAIN FUNCTION:-To assist in maintaining a high level of care to all clients. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES LPNPerforms the following nursing duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse:-Engage in nursing assessment of current client population through obtaining report upon arrival of shift.-Document all pertinent nursing care matters in client’s EMR.-Pick up all physicians’ orders. Medications will be entered in the medication administration record. Treatments and consultations will be entered in the day book, MAR; and EMR.-Review all physicians’ orders with the Registered Nurse in charge.-Follow universal precautions and utilize the appropriate infection control measures.-Prepare patients and assist the physician with physical exams.-Keep staff informed, both verbally and in writing, of significant matters pertaining to the clients.-Attend job related meetings and in-services.-Perform other duties as assigned.RN-Accept responsibility for all written physician orders.-Engage in Nursing Assessment of current patient population through report upon arrival on duty.-Keep Director of Nursing and the Clinical Department updated on all significant client matters.-Document all pertinent nursing care matters in client’s EMR.-Pick up all physicians’ orders. Medications will be entered in the medication administration record. Treatments and consultations will be entered in the day book, MAR; and EMR. -Maintain records of all infection control matters pertaining to patients and or staff.-Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for patients and staff.-Assist in record keeping and execution of pre-employment physical examinations assist in yearly employee test.-Follow universal precautions and utilize the appropriate infection control measures.-Attend job related meetings and in-service lectures.-Inform charge nurse of general office supplies and Nursing Supervisor of medical supplies as needed.-Perform other duties as assigned. COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS: LPN -Perform assessment under supervision of Registered Nurse.-Administer medication as ordered by the physician, understand basic pharmacology, be proficient in the use of nebulizer, and planting PPD’s and IM injections.-Proficient in basic nursing skills and also competent in taking an electrocardiogram, accuchecks for diabetics, and intoximeters.-Proficient in computer usage including EMR system, Microsoft Outlook and other information systems. RN-Perform Admission Nursing Assessment and make appropriate nursing diagnoses based on that assessment.-Assess client’s psychiatric history and current psychiatric status.-Initiate appropriate Nursing Care Plans and complete Treatment Plan Reviews. -Administer medications as ordered by the physician, understand basic pharmacology, and be proficient in the use of a nebulizer, and planting PPDs.-Proficient in basic nursing skills and also competent in taking an electrocardiogram, accucheck for diabetes, and intoximeter.-Assess detoxing clients and medicate appropriately.-Age specific clinical skills related to the adolescent and geriatric client.-Proficient in computer usage including EMR system, Microsoft Outlook and other information systems. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: Current New York State LPN or RN license; current CPR certification; and Oxygen Therapy certification. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. - The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach.- Assist in ambulation and transfer of patients as necessary.- The position may on occasion require the employee to stoop kneel or crouch.- The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned and makes general observations.