Catholic Health Services LPN in Sayville, New York
7,500 Sign on Bonus for Full Time LPN’s Part Time Employees will receive a prorated sign on bonus Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care. The Licensed Practical Nurse, under the guidance and supervision of a Registered Nurse, administers routine services in caring for sub-acute, chronic and convalescent adult/geriatric residents. This care is rendered in accordance with established policies and procedures. To provide necessary nursing care for the residents of this facility in keeping with the Mission, Vision and Goals of Catholic Health Services of Long Island. Responsibilities: Employee aids in the orientation of new employees Practices within the LPN scope of practice Identifies and reports change in resident status to RN in a timely manner Performs and is knowledgeable of vital signs, medication administration, monitoring lab values, care of resident pre/post procedure, geriatric competency, hospice care, pain mgmt., resident safety, restraints, isolation precautions/PPE, admission and discharge of patients/residents Employee is able to provide written and verbal educational material to residents/patients/families, and documents education as per policy Updates/implements resident plans of care appropriately Transcribes and documents physician orders accurately using computer order entry system Accurately reconciles medications upon admission and discharge of resident Participates in resident feeding and oversees dining areas as assigned Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing. Licensed as an LPN in New York State Licensed as an LPN in New York State Basic computer skills Previous experience preferred. Knowledge of safety and infection control policies. Knowledge of computer systems and/or prior clerical experience preferred. CPR Certified The pay for this position ranges from $31.86 - $39.83 per hour/per year. This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience. The salary range or rate listed does not include any bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job, and it does not include the value of benefits. At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth.