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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) ** SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE **

Company: Arms Acres
Location: Carmel
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Arms Acres in Carmel, NY is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. The LPN will work under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and is responsible and accountable for the application of nursing procedures in the care of a designated group of patients. Demonstrates knowledge and competency in the performance of waive testing through training, updated knowledge of the manufacturers' manuals and annual observation of routine work by the supervisor or a delegate.Full-time and per diem opportunities available!Sign on bonus eligible: This position is eligible for a $3,000 Sign on Bonus, paid in three increments (90 Days, 1 year and 2 years).Full-time hours: 7:45am - 4:15pmESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Initiates nursing process utilizing the nursing assessment tool on an ongoing basis, by planning coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing care based on clinical knowledge, patient's needs and a collection of dataProvides nursing care in compliance with the physician's orders and established medical protocols all within the nursing scope of practice and participates in the development of treatment in planningImplements detoxification procedure and delivers appropriate patient care according to withdrawal scale and physicians ordersRetrieves orders and administers correct medications per physician's orders and facilitates procedure and policy. Maintains update knowledge of withdrawal medications and modalities used in addiction treatmentsRecords and reports to appropriate care providers any information that may impact the patient's treatment and/or continuing careInitiates consult(s) (psych, nutritional) when appropriateAssesses patient for readiness for transfer to next level of careTriage to minor injuries and illnesses of patients in coordination with the medical staff and RN Charge NurseMaintains confidentiality at all timesAssumes responsibility for growth and accountability through in-service programs and staff meetingsAssists in orientation for new employees and/or serves as preceptorReports for duty as scheduledAll information maintained accurately and in compliance in electronic chartParticipates in Performance Improvement InitiativesOther duties as requiredQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Graduate of an accredited school of nursingCurrent valid LPN license to practice in the State of New YorkSignificant knowledge and experience of alcoholism and chemical addiction preferredMental health experience preferredWe offer competitive wages and benefits in a supportive working environment.Background checks, pre-employment & drug screenings requiredEOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityIND2018HP

Keywords: Arms Acres, Danbury , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) ** SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE **, Healthcare , Carmel, Connecticut

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