Per Diem Licensed Practical Nurse

Per Diem Licensed Practical Nurse

Archcare | Rhinebeck, NY, 12572, US

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Description

Overview

Guided by the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, a religious community renowned for care of the elderly, ArchCare at Ferncliff provides comprehensive, long-term medical and nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, and a broad array of social and recreational programs and amenities. Active Family and Resident Councils give residents and those who care about them a voice in the center's activities and foster a unique spirit of community, understanding and mutual support.

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care to patients under the direction and guidance of the registered professional nurse consistent with standards of nursing practice, agency philosophy, policies, goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

* Carries out procedures and treatments according to signed physician orders and nursing plan of care.
* Participates in the development, implementation and on-going nursing care plans and nursing care activities, including participation in case conferences.
* Provides instructions to patients, families, and/or significant others in accordance with the registered professional nurse's plan of care.
* Identifies and reports changes in the patient's condition and/or family situation to the physician and registered professional nurse.
* Records information concisely, accurately and completely according to Agency policies, procedures and guidelines, and submits documentation in a timely manner in accord with Agency policies.
* Understands and interprets Agency policies and procedures.
* Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels to communicate with appropriate persons, including but not limited to, the RNs assigned to the patient's case, management, and physicians.
* Participates in performance improvement activities.
* Performs other duties as assigned by the RN.

Qualifications

* Current license and registration to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State.
* Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program
* One year clinical experience in a medical/surgical setting.

ArchCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer