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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Sun River Health
Location: Poughkeepsie
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Sun River Health provides the highest quality of comprehensive primary, preventative and behavioral health services to all who see it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable.Sun River Health is a Federally Qualified, Non-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan, Columbia and Westchester County. Sun river Health is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team in Poughkeepsie.

A Licensed Practical Nurse renders nursing care to patients, within unit of the Center or authorized community site, in support of medical care as directed by the medical staff and pursuant to the objectives and policies of the Center. She/he will perform job duties in compliance with systems and job specific stands, and additional duties or tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of a Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Interviews and maintains patient's medical record to include: nursing observation; health history to include past and present use of medication; vital signs; vision/hearing tests; medications and treatments given; Reactions to tests i.e. PPD measurements; laboratory test results, utilizes patient identifiers. (PEAs, PhQ, Pain, Smoke Status, etc.) CDSS and ensure that CVRs are completed as needed
  • Perform in-house labs, collect specimens for out-side labs perform quality control in accordance with organizational protocols.
  • Complete and update all assigned tasks & logs
  • Initiates follow-up as necessary (as directed by provider) i.e. encounter, labs, close non-billables, etc
  • Does health teaching as indicated by physician, diagnosis and/or inquires by patient. Directs patient to Registered Nurse as necessary.
  • Will collect data on patients under supervision of the Registered Nurse or provider. May not triage; may not interpret patient clinical data or act independently on such data.

Minimum Education Requirement: High school diploma/ GED

Preferred Education Requirement: Vocational/ Technical School/ Diploma Program - Nursing

Minimum Work Related Experience: 0-1 year

Preferred Work Related Experience: 2-4 years

Minimum Licensure:

  • Valid New York State LPN License
  • CPR Certification
  • Infection Control Certification

Keywords: Sun River Health, Danbury , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Other , Poughkeepsie, Connecticut

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