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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Acute Surgical Unit

Description

HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Health & Wellness Benefits starting Your First Day

  • Personal Time that includes Vacation Time, Sick Time & Holidays

  • Retirement Savings Program

  • Same Day Pay through DailyPay

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Tuition Assistance & Reimbursement

  • Free ASN to BSN Program through Advance U

  • Recognition of Professional Growth through the Clinical Ladder

  • Enhanced Shift Differentials

  • Free Parking

SUMMARY

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you are key in the success of operations and compassionate patient care every day. The Licensed Practical Nurse is a key member of the care delivery team. The Licensed Practical Nurse communicates the needs of the patient and the team; collaborates with the multidisciplinary team, takes direction from the RN and delegates appropriately to the other members of the team.

The Acute Surgical Unit specializes in the care of Neuro, Urology, ENT & Bariatric patients, both pre, but predominately post-operatively. Surgical procedures vary, but most commonly include craniotomies, spinal fusions and laminectomies, prostatectomies, and surgeries of the kidneys and bladder; in addition to laryngectomies and tracheotomies, gastric sleeves and bypasses.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Acute Surgical Unit (5400)

SCHEDULE: Day/Night

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Patient Satisfaction. Solicit and respond to patient feedback to improve service and processes that will enhance the patient experience

  • Medication Administration & Reporting. Administer medication and give/receive relevant reports, both written and verbal

  • Documentation. Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $24.25 - $28.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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