Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Archcare | New York, NY, 10007, US
Salary Range:$53,000 – $79,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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Description

Overview

Is responsible for quality nursing care of the residents with an assigned unit. Contributes to the management of the unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse and or Nursing Supervisor in support of medical care as directed by medical staff and pursuant to objectives and policies of the Home.

Responsibilities

* Under the direction of a Registered Nurse identifies resident's needs and conditions and assist in developing a nursing plan of care, including rehabilitative and restorative activities and instructions in self-help.• Sets long and short-term goal• Focuses on maintaining independence, socialization and self-esteem.• Participates in resident plan of care committee meetings• Admits and orients new residents and relatives• Checks physician's orders, transfer and pre-admission information• Reviews resident's medical history• Verifies completion of requisition's and arrangement for diagnostic and therapeutic services, as ordered by the physician, from departments within the institution.• Orders prescribed medications, supplies and equipment• Transcribes physician's orders to the medication sheets an treatment sheet

Qualifications

NYS Registration as a Practical Nurse, Bachelor's Degree plus 1-3 years of experience.