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LPN

Company: Holy Name
Location: Closter
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Requirements:Education: Graduate from an accredited School of Practical NursingExperience: Six months experience preferred, but will consider a new graduate.Certification: Current licensure as a Practical Nurse in the State of New Jersey.Essential Functions of the Job:Assists the doctor with the collection, documentation, and communication of data for assigned patients.Observes and reports any relevant information and/or changes in the patients' condition to the Physician.Provides for physical care needs for patients.Assist the doctor to plan care for patients by providing information about patient responses to nursing care.Performs nursing procedures in accordance with educational preparation.Administers medication in accordance with hospital policy.Assists the Physician to care for patients with complex physical care needs.Reinforces patient teaching plans as written in the Plan of Care.Attends staff meetings, in-service and continuing education programs.Attends all JCAHO required programs annually.Documents and communicates patient responses and the effectiveness of nursing interventions.Evaluates new products, procedures, equipment, and research projects, as assigned.Evaluates the activities/services of ancillary personnel providing nursing care in collaboration with the Physician.Participates in performance improvement projects/studies.Demonstrates understanding of safety and infection control practices, emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation procedures, and internal/external disaster plans and proceduresUnderstands and demonstrates compliance with all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.Routinely utilizes policy and procedure manuals and other available reference materials to ensure consistency and accuracy in the delivery of care.Maintains and respects staff and patient confidentiality.Practices in accordance with the Patients Bill of Rights. Functions as a patient advocate.Cost effectively uses resources (personnel, supplies, and equipment).Demonstrates adherence to Holy Name Medical Center Department of Nursing Dress Code Policy.Maintains a clean, safe, and therapeutic patient environment.Maintains quality patient care by following unit /organizational/professional standards practice and care.

Keywords: Holy Name, Tenafly , LPN, Healthcare , Closter, New Jersey

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