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Licensed Practical Nurse - Acute Medical Unit

Description

HOW WE CARE FOR YOU:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting healthcare 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.

  • Retirement Savings Program

  • Same Day Pay through DailyPay

  • 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 Medical Unit (5800) specializes in the care of patients with a wide array of medical diagnoses and multi-system problems. LPNs working on 5800 will have the opportunity to master their skills in caring for patients with the following acute illnesses & conditions: cardiac requiring telemetry, diabetes, kidney disease, dialysis, pulmonary issues, and patients with multiple drips, drains & catheters. LPNs on 5800 will also possess strong psychosocial skills to support patients with substance abuse and/or mental illness, in addition to their medical needs.

STATUS: Per Diem

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Acute Medical (5800)

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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