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Assisted Living LPN (Part Time/Evenings

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Valatie
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:
Float Pool

Work Shift:
Night (United States of America)
The Licensed Practical Nurse works within the framework of the Patient Care Services Organization as a member of
the health care team. The primary responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse is to deliver patient care under the
Assist patients in reaching outcomes as established by the RPN in the plan of care.
The LPN gathers, and documents data related to physiologic, cognitive, cultural, and spiritual status, assists in goal
directed plans of care which are evidence-based and age specific, and implements care through utilization and
adherence to established standards which define the structure, process, and desired patient outcomes of the nursing
be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the job's essential functions. adheres to unit and human resource policies, participates in development and attainment of unit/service,
and patient care goals, and organizes the delivery of patient care in an efficient and cost effective manner.
practice, attends Inservice Education Programs as required by unit and hospital policy, maintains role
patient care appropriate to the age and special characteristics of the patients served, and performs data
collection/documents interventions within protocol or plan of care and objective patient care data on Daily
The LPN may not initiate Plans of care or Protocols, complete 24 hour analysis or End of Shift Summaries, or give
end of shift report.
Medication administration, assisting and providing care to clients with peripheral IV Therapy only (no central line
devices), performing phlebotomy, safety measures, personal hygiene skills, nutritional skills, elimination skills, heat
and cold applications, admission/transfers/discharge, perioperative care, musculosketal skills, respiratory skills,
transfer/transport skills, and specimen collection/testing.
Assure Safety and Cleaniness of Environment, Equipment and Supplies by providing a clean and safe
environment to meet quality patient care. and common areas to assure equipment is in its proper place, and cleans equipment.
LPN III's Only may, under the direct supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse monitor (not initiate) Blood
product administration, via peripheral routes only, initiate Peripheral Intravenous Therapy , administer pre-medicated
Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Practical Nursing. Must hold current New York State registration or
Based on unit-specific criteria.
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Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals. Ability to document patient care
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized
to infectious materials and chemicals (see unit specific MSDS information).
cannot be done from a remote location.
Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Albany , Assisted Living LPN (Part Time/Evenings, Healthcare , Valatie, New York

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