2090 Albany Post Road
Minimum Qualifications Eligible for or possession of a license and current registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State. Or in title or eligible for transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law or reachable for appointment from appropriate Civil Service List.
The preferred candidate will also have long term care experience.
Duties Description "As a Licensed Practical Nurse under the supervision of an RN, you would be involved in the treatment of residents. You would administer certain medications; observe residents and report changes in their condition; take and record temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; and obtain specimens for analysis. You would prepare and apply simple dressings; bathe and feed residents; and care for residents and their quarters by performing such tasks as making beds, changing linen, lifting, and moving residents and caring for their personal effects.
Incumbent will be responsible for providing professional nursing services utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation/reevaluation. Is also accountable for MDS assessment data. Coordinates the resident care plan through the MDS 3.0 process with the interdisciplinary team. Administers medications, treatments and direct resident care. Monitors supplies to assure adequate to meet resident needs. Communicates resident needs to medical staff for coordination of care. Duties may include resident admission screening process which involves travel as necessary. Participates in development and enforcement of policies and procedures. Participates in fiscal management, performance evaluations, maintains infection control standards, wound management, continuous quality improvement programs, formal and informal education. A Nurse 2 may also provide supervision to subordinate professional, paraprofessional, and support staff in the performance of their resident care duties as well as facility supervision. May also be required to act as a cottage clinical manager on either a temporary or long-term basis. Other duties as required/assigned.
*Will be required to participate in the supervisory weekend rotation."
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