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Licensed Practical Nurse- OBGYN- MSH- Full Time- Days 10A-6P

Company: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse- OBGYN- MSH- Full Time- Days 10A-6P Strength Through Diversity Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal. Job Summary The practice of nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse is defined as performing tasks & responsibilities within the scope of supportive & restorative care; medication administration and specialized tasks under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse of licensed or otherwise legally authorized physician. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Delivers nursing care in structured & routine situations free of scientific complexity. 2. Assistance with activities of daily living. 3. Administration of treatments and routine tasks such as suctioning and urinary catheterizations. 4. Preparation of patient for surgery, diagnostic tests, treatments, examinations. 5. Administration of medications within scope of practice. 6. Identification and set up of intravenous equipment and delivery of solutions for infusion through peripheral access devices 7. Administer blood or blood products, with special training. 8. Reports pertinent observations, treatments, medications, incidents & accidents associated with patients, to the Registered Professional Nurse & records same on appropriate documents with the format of charting utilized in the unit. 9. Recognizes the unit based model for delivery of nursing care & assumes responsibility for assignments delegated by the Registered Professional Nurse such as: - Contributes to nursing care plan in collaboration with other members of nursing staff - Reinforces the patient/family teaching process identified by the RN - Provides emotional support to patients & their families/significant others - Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the nursing care plan - Provides for the physical comfort & safety of the patient - Contributes to patient care conferences - Assists in Emergency Resuscitative Procedures by initiating a Team 7000 call, performing resuscitative procedures such as BCLS & carrying out other activities as directed by the team. -Documents nursing care delivered on appropriate forms within the medical record. -Performs other duties as required. Requirements: Education: a) Completion of educational program for licensure as a LPN b) Successful completion of required New York State Department of Health LPN IV Therapy Initial Program for the demonstration of competence in the performance of intravenous therapy/blood administration procedures as part of Centralized Orientation c) Successful completion of annual unit-based review & update program in procedures associated with intravenous therapy Licensure: New York State Licensure with current registration as a LPN Experience: Appropriate experience in a health care setting preferred Strength Through Diversity The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care.When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
  • We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care. Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history! Who We Are Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Luke's), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Keywords: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York , Licensed Practical Nurse- OBGYN- MSH- Full Time- Days 10A-6P, Healthcare , New York, New York

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