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Participates in the application of the nursing process to an assigned group of patients. Demonstrates those behaviors which reflect the scientific knowledge, judgment, and technical skills of a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Demonstrates a competent level of technical skill
Participates in planning, and administers direct patient care
Medical history / social history
Performs nursing procedures as defined in the nursing procedure manual
Administers medication as defined in nursing policy and nursing scope of practice – Injections, oral medications
Transcribes orders as necessary
Carries out physicians and nursing orders
Makes, reports and records observations on assigned patients
Observes and reports any signs and symptoms of change in a patient’s condition to the appropriate person
Participates in health teaching and education to patients and families, discharge instructions
Establishes an environment that promotes optimum physical and emotional comfort
Contributes specified data to nursing data base
Return clinical calls
Actively monitors patient flow in clinical area and resolves patient flow issues.
Provides set-up of examination rooms, treatment chairs, instruments and cleaning of patient chairs and equipment in accordance with proper techniques established by hospital and infection control policies.
Monitors vital signs, performs phlebotomy and other procedures as indicated by physician order, including but not limited to electrocardiogram. Assists with procedures as necessary including but not limited to echocardiogram, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy, nasal scope, colposcopy, biopsy, LEEP, laser and cystoscopy.
Inventories, orders/re-stocks medical supplies, Maintains logging system as required for refrigeration of medications, or others as needed, performs routine maintenance/cleaning of equipment and instruments, monitors patient nutritionment area.
Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infections body fluids, chemical disinfectants, radiation and other hazardous substances.
Transports patients, specimens, medications and equipment as needed, Documentation as required, Performs clerical duties.
Helps to maintain a quiet, therapeutic and clean environment Adheres to legal and ethical standards
May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Current NYS License – Licensed Practical Nurse, BCLS
Minimum 2 years hospital experience, Infusion and chemotherapy experience preferred.
Competent in IV Insertion, Excellent Interpersonal Skills, BCLS, Critical thinking and excellent communication skills as well as ability to work as a team and independently required