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Licensed Practical Nurse - Orthopedic Surgery

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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 6800 Unit at Rochester General Hospital is a 37 bed Acute Surgical Unit which specializes in Orthopedic Surgeries. In addition to joint replacement, 6800 offers the opportunity for LPNs to care for patients who have had: spinal surgery, upper extremity surgery, general surgery, several types of fractures both surgical and non-surgical. The Unit’s mission is to provide world class orthopedic service by creating an environment focused on restoring function and optimizing independence, while maintaining the respect, autonomy and individuality of every patient, every encounter, and every day. The Unit is a Center of Excellence for Joint Replacement Surgery.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Orthopedic Surgery (6800)

SCHEDULE: Day/Evening/Night, every other Weekend/Holiday

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 Care & Service. Promote and restore patients' health by completing the nursing process; collaborate with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; perform various treatment procedures; provide physical, educational and emotional support to patients, friends and families; supervise assigned team members.

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

  • Preparation. Ensure clinical areas are properly supplied and exam rooms are available and stocked.

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: $24.75 - $30.75

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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