NY - LPN - Nights (11p-7:15a)

Schenectady, NY
Nights (11p-7:15a)

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.
Looking for LPN for 13 week contract, Nights 11p-7:15a. Must have NYS license. Temp license acceptable to start. Required BLS. AHA Required. The Licensed Practical Nurse under the general supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse is responsible to utilize the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) in coordinating the delivery of nursing care. The LPN will directly supervise Technicians and/or Assistants on their assigned unit. Activities include basic hygiene and comfort needs, nutrition and fluid balance including tube feeding and monitoring IV fluids, medication administration consistent with scope of practice and regulatory requirements, reinforcement of the established teaching plan and the contribution of information for the planning of care. Education: High school graduate or equivalent thereof and a graduate of an accredited LPN program. LPNs are responsible to maintain a current level of competence through education and nursing process.Experience:  Previous patient care experience is preferred.Certification:  A current New York State LPN License required.  RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: Participate in the assessment process by collecting information and reporting to the Registered Nurse. Assist the Registered Nurse in the formulation of the meaningful plan of care. Provides information on patient progress to RN in order to have input into plan of care revision. Monitor patient nutrition and fluid balance. Provides emotional support to the patient and family. Proficient in the use of the Hospital information system. Administers medication within the confines of the Nurse Practice Act. Does not administer any medication (except saline flushes) by direct IV push technique or administer an IV bolus for plasma volume expansion. Administers mini-bags/bottles/ intermittent IVs and IV solutions with medication only after the first does has been administered by a RN the first does being defined as a new solution, new medication or changes in dosage of a medication. Observes for signs and symptoms of expected action, side effects and toxic effects of medication and reports to the RN. Documents medications and IV administration according to policy. Notifies the RN of orders for any medication, which Licensed Practical Nurses are not permitted to administer. Monitors patient safety as outlined in PCP and hospital policy.   Adheres to hospital/nursing facility policies and procedures related to: Mandatory education Annual health assessmentCustomer relations
Required Qualifications
General Certifications(BLS/BCLS)
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