Licensed Practical Nurse-Full Time- Riverhead Medical Associates
Company: NYU Langone Health
Posted on: October 6, 2021
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is a 591-bed
university-affiliated medical center, which offers sophisticated
diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and
subspecialty of medicine and surgery. We are a major regional
healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and
research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse,
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for using own
clinical experience to plan the delivery of safe, therapeutic, &
age appropriate patient care via planning, implementation &
evaluation over a scope of practice. With the patient and family
central to the care, the LPN incorporates the unique
characteristics and needs of each patient and family member into
the care delivery process. Works collaboratively within a
multidisciplinary Health team to promote wellness and optimizes
patient outcomes. Performs multiple clinical and clerical duties as
required. Complies with established policies, procedures, rules and
regulations as they pertain to the Hospital as well as federal
state and local regulations. Diligently observe all HIPPA
guidelines. Performs all other duties as it relates to
- Completes documentation reflecting multidisciplinary
coordination and the teaching learning needs of patients and
families while on program in preparation for discharge. Evaluates
and documents patients response to nursing and multidisciplinary
team interventions, including patient family teaching. Evaluates
patients clinical status and attempts satisfactory resolution of
patient clinical issues at point of care prior to escalating
issues. Takes action to optimize achievement of patient outcomes.
Participates in identification, investigation and resolution of
actual and or potential risk management quality care ethical
issues. Addresses patient issues following established
communication hierarchy. Works in collaboration with the primary
- Evaluates patient progress toward health goals and modifies
critical path or plan or care accordingly.
- Recognizes and responds to issues that may cause problems and
or refers issues to the RN; utilizes the escalation policy.
Recognizes the family as defined by the patient and incorporates
the principles of family centered care in daily practice.
Identifies patient satisfaction dissatisfaction with plan of care;
escalates issues as required. Consistently verifies and documents
patient advance care directives for assigned patients. Maintains
open channels of communication through intra and inter shift
reporting. Utilizes appropriate communication in all interactions;
demonstrates proper telephone etiquette. Actively participates in
maintaining a clean, safe, therapeutic environment, including
security of patient belongings. Consistently complies with
regulatory and WUH policies governing safety standards, infection
control and patient belongings. Responds to emergency situations as
appropriate. Ensures appropriate emergency equipment is present and
operational. Is cognizant of HEICS plan and participates in
implementing plan as required.
- Obtains prior authorization for medication from patients
insurance company as needed,
- Processes medication orders and refills. Verifies dosage and
medication using various tools progress notes, clarity, physician
or contacting patient if necessary.
- Identifies patient satisfaction dissatisfaction with plan of
care. If patient expresses dissatisfaction, implement conflict
resolution skills and addresses issues with plan of care.
- Interacts and collaborates with other members of health team to
identify specific patient needs.
- Initiates appropriate interventions to amend identified
variances from plan of care. Documents patient and family response
to interventions and collaborate with the RN to modify the plan of
care as needed. Provides direct patient care which includes but not
limited to utilizing WUH policy procedures, patient care
guidelines, physicians' orders etc. Incorporates standards of
practice, clinical pathways, age-specific guidelines and patient
care guidelines into plan of care.
- Utilizes knowledge of nursing theory, research and practice in
the application of clinical judgment.
- Obtains referrals for patient tests ordered by MD as per
patients insurance requirements.
- Maintains exam room for necessary supplies, cleanliness.
- Enters comments in system when receiving verbal approval from a
physician to refill a prescription.
- Assess and document patient family advance care directives and
Rights and Responsibilities if indicated. Establish collaborative
and collegial relationships with health care team members.
- Performs other duties as assigned
To qualify you must have a High School or GED. Technical Diploma
Graduate of a licensed practical school of nursing. Current NYS
Licensed Practical Nurse. 1 - 2 years Recent medical/surgical
Hospital experience or 1 year experience in a Home Health agency.
Excellent communication skills (both oral & written),
interpersonal, and organization skills. Basic Computer Knowledge.
Demonstrates critical thinking skills to problem solve. Evaluate
the physical, social, and psychological status of patients of all
ages employing interviewing and physical and psychosocial
Required Licenses: LPN
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate
with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island provides its staff with far more
than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be
proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your
time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island is an equal opportunity and
affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in
all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals
are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without
regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex,
sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national
origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status,
marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information
or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an
employment decision. We require applications to be completed
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