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Company: Highland Hospital
Location: Rochester, NY
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Come join our team and grow your nursing career with us!Medical/Surgical Observation Unit:- 26 Bed unit that cares for patients with an expected length of stay of 48 hours or less.- Common diagnosis includes pneumonia, urinary tract infections, asthma/ COPD exacerbation, cellulitis and chest pain.- Common surgical diagnoses include mastectomy, thyroidectomy and appendectomy, kidney stone removal and orthopaedic surgeriesThe Licensed Practical Nurse in Acute Care (LPN) provides patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The LPN plays an integral role in the physical and emotional comfort of patients and their families. The LPN provides direct patient care in collaboration with other health care team members and completes other tasks to support patient care. The NYS Education Department differentiated scope of practice of LPNs and RNs in the source document used for determining tasks that the LPN may perform. 

Requirements

Education: Fufills educational requirements for licensure as an LPN in NYS. Licensed in NYS as an LPN.Experience:

  • Level I: New graduate LPN or prefer 6 months work experience as an LPN in an acute care hospital OR long term care.
  • Level II: At least 1 year experience as an LPN in an acute care hospital OR 2 years in long term care is required.
Current CPR certification (American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers or American Red Cross BLS) upon hire. When CPR renewal due, American Heart Association BLS is the only certification accepted.


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