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Licensed Practical Nurse Mercy Discharge Lounge MHB

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Location: Buffalo, NY, United States

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Job Description

Salary: 24.95-31.83 USD

Facility:

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: CWA Local 1133

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days and Evenings

Hours: Monday through Friday 11am -7pm No Weekends No Holidays

Summary:

The Licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the discharge lounge is responsible for oversight of patients who have been transitioned from acute care and are currently awaiting transportation to their post hospital location. The LPN in this role is responsible for monitoring these patients, providing assistance with ADLs, administering needed medications, documentation and communication with patients and caregivers as well as the multidisciplinary care team under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN).

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Practical Nursing
  • Currently licensed and registered as a Practical Nurse in New York State
  • CPR validation and recertification in accordance to AHA standards

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Mental and physical health sufficient to meet the demands of the position
  • Finger and hand dexterity to manipulate instruments and equipment
  • Ability to withstand some strenuous physical activity and stress
  • May be exposed to disagreeable conditions including but not limited to odors, blood, body excrete, etc.
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases
  • Clean, well-lighted, heated, and ventilated surroundings

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT

  • May be exposed to disagreeable conditions including but not limited to odors, blood, body excrete, etc.
  • May be exposed to communicable diseases
  • Clean, well-lighted, heated, and ventilated surroundings
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