Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN

Employer
GnB Staffing
Location
Brooklyn, NY, US
Salary
Competitve
Posted
Aug 27, 2017
Closes
Oct 01, 2017
Ref
5b7a65716
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN to join our team! You will be responsible for delivering high quality care to assigned patients.

The primary purpose of your position is to provide direct nursing care to the residents, and to supervise the day-to-day nursing activities performed by CNAs and other nursing personnel. To monitor the performance of CNAs, nursing and non-licensed personnel, provide education and counseling, perform disciplinary action as necessary, and complete performance evaluations. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern our Facility, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing Services or Nurse Supervisor to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained at all times.

Responsibilities:

  • Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients
  • Provide basic patient care and treatment
  • Collaborate with registered nurses to administer prescribed medications
  • Sterilize and prepare medical tools and equipment
  • Educate and update patients on medical treatments

Education

Must possess, at a minimum, a Nursing Degree from an accredited college or university, or graduate from an approved LPN/LVN/RN program.

Experience

Minimum 6 months nursing home related experience.

Specific Requirements

Must possess a current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN or LPN/LVN in this state.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Must demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.

Must be a supportive team member, contribute to and be an example of teamwork and team concept.

Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies or personnel, and the general public.

Must be knowledgeable of nursing and medical practices and procedures, as well as laws, regulations, and guidelines that pertain to nursing care facilities.

Must possess leadership and supervisory ability and the willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.

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