Licensed Practical Nurse- FHC Flatbush

Location
Brooklyn, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/29/2017
Closes
12/9/2017
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
 

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.

 
 

NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

 
  Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a LPN- FHC Flatbush

In this role, The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists the Registered Nurse in the implementation of the nursing process on his/her assigned patients. The practice of nursing as an LPN is defined as performing tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, health counseling and provisions of supportive and restorative care under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworkers/patient's cultural background
  • Performs other duties as assigned or volunteered in alignment with the mission, goals and values of Lutheran Health Care.
  • Provides translation services as needed.
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge base and actions in the care and decision making for designated patients.
  • Administers medication therapy and vaccines as ordered by the provider.
  • Communicates patient care needs to ancillary staff and follow up accordingly
  • Observes, reports and documents significant physical, psychological or safety status changes in patient's condition to the RN/PSC/Provider promptly.
  • Provides health education based on patient's needs.Documents patient response to treatment/teaching in the medical record.
  • Utilizes appropriate resources in preparing patients for diagnostic, operative treatments and procedures
  • Performs and/or assists patients with treatments/procedures.
  • Implements care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner, taking into consideration the age, growth and development of the individual.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing School
NY State LPN License
1 -2 years of experience in hospital based nursing Med/Surg, Pediatrics, OB/Gyn required
Ambulatory care experience preferred
BLS
Bilingual English/Creole preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

Family Health Centers at NYU Langone network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. Family Health Centers at NYU Langone is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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