Ascension Health LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Geriatric FT 32 Evenings in Amsterdam, New York
We Are Hiring
LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - Geriatric - $3,000 Sign on Bonus, Skilled Nursing Facility 003 - FT 32Evenings - Amsterdam Memorial Campus, Wilkinson RHCF- Amsterdam, NY
Why Join Ascension?
This Full-timeLPN position is Eligible for a $3,000 Sign on Bonus
For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve. So if you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
We are located on the St. Mary's Hospital Memorial Campus on Route 30 Amsterdam, the Wilkinson Center is one of the area's most complete long-term care facility. The 160-bed skilled nursing facility offers a full range of services in a caring, residential setting designed to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each resident. The Wilkinson Center has a special wing exclusively for patients with dementia, Alzheimer's disease or other brain disorders.
Power of Purpose:For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
Compensation/Benefits:At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
Culture of Teamwork:We encourage diversity of talent and thought; while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.
Teamwork:Our open, highly collaborative work environment allows nurses to identify and share ideas across disciplines so we can all give better care.
What You Will Do
As our LPN in our Wilkinson RHCF, you will make an enormous impact and form strong connections with your patients and their families!
As an Associate with St. Mary's Hospital- NY, you will have the opportunity to provide basic bedside care to geriatric patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.
Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).
Assists with Administering medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
Assists with performing routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.
Assists with educating patients/families concerning disease, treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, resources available to patient/family, rehabilitation and follow-up care.
Implements clinical care & nursing/medical orders in accordance with established standards, policies & procedures as directed by R.N.
What You Will Need
CertifiedBLS Providerobtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
LicensedPractical/Vocational Nursecredentialed from theNew York Department of Educationobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
Education & Work Experience:
HS or Equivalent
Graduate of LPN program and Six months or less experience is required.
This position qualifies for the $3000.00 sign on bonus.
Equal Employment Opportunity
St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.
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