L.P.N. Staff I.

Posted: 11/13/2022

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing direct patient care, usually under the direction of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with established plans.

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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Participates as a member of the care delivery team, assists in the implementation of the care plan for each patient, and models exceptional teamwork to other members of the team.
  • Assists in the delivery high quality, safe care through effective communication, exceptional collaboration and attention to the patient’s condition.
  • Conducts and documents a thorough observation of each patient’s medical status upon admission and throughout the patient’s course of treatment.
  • Assists in the implementation of the patient’s treatment plan under the direction of the RN.
  • Provides routine nursing services for patients as directed by the RN.
  • Complies with the evaluation, treatment, and documentation guidelines of the department.
  • Completes required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Provides regular patient status updates to the appropriate personnel.
  • Attends and participates in department/facility meetings as required.
  • Acts in compliance with hospital, regulatory, and professional standards and policies.
  • Maintains clinical competency by pursuing continuing education opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

STATUS: Full-time
LOCATION: UMMC
DEPARTMENT: Joint Center of Excellence
SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

 

Desired Attributes
Strong communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills highly desired.

 

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing or equivalent required.


Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
  • Current licensure in the State of New York

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

EDUCATION LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED); BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA) Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran