Northwell Health P/T Practice Licensed Practical Nurse - Westchester Health- Pediatrics in Mount Kisco, New York

Req Number 001S51

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Performs various aspects of patient care within assigned patient care unit under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Administers general nursing care to ambulatory patients in an assigned area under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse.

  • Participates with the Primary Nurse and Nursing Care Coordinator in planning and coordinating patient care.

  • Follows the direction and guidance of the Primary Nurse in implementing the nursing process.

  • Reports and records results of nursing care and makes all significant information known immediately to Primary Nurse and/or Nursing Care Coordinator.

  • Performs treatments and procedures as assigned by a Registered Nurse.

  • Establishes good interpersonal relations with patients, families, and hospital personnel.

  • Must have knowledge of usual dosages, side effects, and reactions to medications patients are receiving, and is able to administer oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications, except for experimental drugs.

  • May administer narcotics orally or intramuscularly except on pediatrics, newborn nursery, and premature nursery.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.

  • Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.