Licensed Practical Nurse- Per Diem- Dialysis Bethpage
Company: NYU Langone Health
Posted on: June 10, 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 Per Diem
Licensed Practical Nurse.
In this role, the successful candidate Responsible for using
his/her clinical experience to plan the delivery of safe,
therapeutic, age appropriate patient care through planning,
implementation and 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. Documents teaching/learning needs of patients and
families while on program and in preparation for discharge.
Evaluates and documents patient's response to nursing and
multidisciplinary team interventions, including patient/family
teaching. Evaluates patient's 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
- Evaluates patient progress toward health goals and modifies
critical path or plan or care accordingly. 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, physician s orders etc. Incorporates
standards of practice, clinical pathways, age-specific guidelines
and patient care guidelines into plan of care.
- 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. 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 patient s
insurance company as needed Obtains referrals for patient tests
ordered by MD as per patient's insurance requirements. Maintains
exam room for necessary supplies, cleanliness.
- Processes medication orders and refills through the Workflow
system. Verifies dosage and medication using various tools progress
notes, Clarity, physician or contacting patient if necessary.
Enters comments and your initials in Workflow when receiving verbal
approval from a physician to refill a prescription.
- Identifies patient satisfaction/dissatisfaction with plan of
care. If patient expresses dissatisfaction, implements conflict
resolution skills and addresses issues with plan of care. Assess
and documents patient/family advance care directives and Rights and
Responsibilities if indicated. Establishes collaborative and
collegial relationships with health care team members.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
To qualify you must have a High School or Equivalent Technical
Graduate of accredited school of licensed practical nursing
0 - 1 year nursing experience working in a hospital, ambulatory,
private practice or home health care setting preferred.
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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