Northwell Health Licensed Practical Nurse - Skilled Nursing and Rehab (Peconic Bay Medical Center) in Riverhead, New York
Req Number 0023ED
- Administers prescribed medications.
Determines medication to be administered, its actions, therapeutic effects, adverse reactions, etc.
Administers medications per protocol.
Follows the 5Rs of medication administration.
Uses knowledge in the administration of medications based on a patient's age.
- Participates in the education of patient and/or significant other.
Explains procedure and intervention to patient as indicated/requested.
Recognizes and utilizes health teaching opportunities and resources/materials available for teaching.
- Follows departmental policy and procedure with documentation.
Utilizes care maps and progress notes to reflect patient's status.
Uses methods of documentation according to departmental policy.
- Administers nursing care to assigned patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Gives hygienic care to patients assigned and oversees/assists with activities of daily living; performs assigned treatments and procedures.
Takes vital signs of patients assigned and reports abnormal values to the RN in charge.
Reports observations and unusual conditions of patients to RN.
Collaborates with physicians and other health care team members in developing and implementing plan of care.
Follows principles of infection control and patient safety.
Assists patient to wheelchair or stretcher.
Performs core procedures/treatment including, but not limited to care of patients requiring restraints; CPR; Unit specific procedures/ treatment; phlebotomy; and EKG exams.
Functions effectively within the organizational structure.
Accepts assignments and seeks clarification as needed.
Carries out assignment responsibly.
Proactively reports patient care observations and findings to RN regularly.
Participates as an integral part of the nursing team in assuming additional duties and responsibilities.
Assists with the admission process as directed.
- Performs related duties, as required.
*ADA Essential Functions Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of New York.
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