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Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse - LPN/LVN (12859)

LPN - LVN | Stony Brook, NY | Contract | From $30.00 to $35.00 per hour

Job Description

InGenesis is currently seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to work with our client in Stony Brook, NY. In this role, you will be working in the Long Island State Veterans Home.

Apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Job Duties

  • Provides and ensures nursing care to the residents on the nursing unit within the framework of the medical and nursing care plan, the policies of the Department and, under the supervision of a professional nurse.
  • Monitors the residents closely to identify response to treatments, medication and/or changes in health status. Provides treatments to the residents according to the medical and nursing care plan and consistent with the policies of the Department.
  • Prepares and dispenses medication to the residents according to the medical plan of care and consistent with the policies of the Department.
  • Directly assists with the residents activities of daily living, including direct care, observation of status and changes and supervision of non-professional staff.
  • Documents daily in the residents' progress notes all pertinent data, information and observations, and assists with weekly, monthly and annual documentation descriptive of resident status and care.
  • Communicates immediately all changes and/or incidents to his/her immediate supervisor and completes required documentation (i.e. incident/accident reports, infection control reports, twenty four hour supervisory report, shift report)
  • Maintains policies and procedures relevant to medications including management of controlled substances.
  • Communicates to supervisor, nursing staff and other departments and disciplines all pertinent information and changes impacting resident care.
  • Listens and responds appropriately to concerns or issues expressed by residents and families.
  • Ensures and provides direct care to the resident that is consistent with the comprehensive assessment, request of the resident and the goals of the plan of care.
  • Works closely with other professional and disciplines to ensure timely and coordinated care.
  • Participates in the Quality Assurance Program of the Department and serves on committees pertinent to the quality of care of the residents.
  • Participates in the orientation of new employees to the nursing unit and the clinical in-service of non-professional staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • LPN state license

Shifts: 7a-3:30p; 3p-11:30p; 11p-7:30a

*Pay rate range commensurate on experience.

About InGenesis

InGenesis is one of the largest staffing firms in the industry and is among the largest diversity-owned healthcare staffing firms in North America. InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives, and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people: skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. InGenesis counts almost half of the Fortune 500 in our nearly 300 clients, including clients in the healthcare, life sciences, higher education and pharma industries.

EEOC Statement

InGenesis is proud to be an affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by visiting our website at https://www.ingenesis.com/careers/site-accommodations.