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A.O. Fox Hospital LPN Float NHU in Oneonta, New York

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

LPN Nursing Home Float Job Summary:

Under the direction of the registered nurse, provides nursing care in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures, supporting the care plan established for each resident.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: Completion of an LPN program

  • Experience: Previous long term care experience preferred

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and document information accurately. Ability to deal efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of individuals. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to move or lift residents and equipment

  • Physical Requirements : Stand/walk 6-8 hrs, sit 1-3 hrs, bend, squat, reach, lift, carry, push, pull 1/3 or more of the time. Weight lifted/force exerted up to 35 pounds.

  • Licenses/Certifications: Current NYS license to practice as an LPN. CPR Certification required.

Essential Functions:

  • Transfers, moves and repositions clients every 2-3 hours and prn.

  • Assists clients to move to activities area or dining area, etc.

  • Keeps unit neat, relaxed and homelike.

  • Assists with admissions, transfers and discharges

  • Assists/provides residents with PROM and AROM, and ambulation goals as appropriate.

  • Provides treatments/medications as ordered

  • Operates all equipment and performs all procedures/care in a safe manner

  • Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.

  • Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure.

  • Notifies appropriate persons/family members of significant events (in conjunction with RN)

  • Demonstrates ability to accept constructive criticism and uses it to improve work performance.

  • Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by RN

  • Monitors performance of CNA’s and relays concerns to the RN for follow up.

  • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related hazards.

  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.

Benefits:

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Free membership to FoxCare Fitness and BurnAlong (Online Wellness Platform)

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Supplemental whole or term life insurance

  • Supplemental accident insurance

  • Fully funded 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting and an option to contribute individually

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid sick leave

  • Perfect attendance bonus (prorated for part time employees)

  • Shift differentials and weekend bonus

  • Full service cafeteria/cyber café with discount and payroll deduction option

  • Full service pharmacy at FoxCare with payroll deduction option for copays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Onsite employee wellness with free Immunizations/vaccinations, wellness education, and ergonomics consulting/recommendations

  • Teladoc with no copay with insurance enrollment

  • Adoption allowance

  • Legal assistance and identity theft protection programs

  • Pet insurance

A. O. Fox Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.

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