Mount Sinai Medical Center New York , NY 10007
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Strength Through Diversity
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Roles & Responsibilities:
The practice of nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse is defined as performing tasks &
responsibilities within the scope of supportive & restorative care; medication administration and
specialized tasks under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse of licensed or otherwise
legally authorized physician or dentist
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Delivers nursing care in structured & routine situations free of scientific complexity.
2.Assistance with activities of daily living.
3.Administration of treatments and routine tasks such as suctioning and urinary
4.Preparation of patient for surgery, diagnostic tests, treatments, examinations.
5.Administration of medications within scope of practice.
6.Identification and set up of intravenous equipment and delivery of solutions for
infusion through peripheral access devices
7.Administer blood or blood products, with special training.
8.Reports pertinent observations, treatments, medications, incidents & accidents associated
with patients, to the Registered Professional Nurse & records same on appropriate
documents with the format of charting utilized in the unit.
9.Recognizes the unit based model for delivery of nursing care & assumes responsibility
for assignments delegated by the Registered Professional Nurse such as:
Reinforces the patient/family teaching process identified by the RN
Provides emotional support to patients & their families/significant others
Assists with the rehabilitation of patients according to the nursing care plan
Provides for the physical comfort & safety of the patient
Contributes to patient care conferences
Assists in Emergency Resuscitative Procedures by initiating a Team 7000 call,performing resuscitative procedures such as BCLS & carrying out other activities as directed by the team.
Documents nursing care delivered on appropriate forms within the medical record.
a) Completion of educational program for licensure as a LPN
b) Successful completion of required New York State Department of
Health LPN IV Therapy Initial Program for the demonstration of
competence in the performance of intravenous therapy/blood
administration procedures as part of Centralized Orientation
c) Successful completion of annual unit-based review & update program in
procedures associated with intravenous therapy
Licensure: New York State Licensure with current registration as a LPN
Appropriate experience in a health care setting preferred
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!
Who We Are
Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.
EOE including Veterans and Disabled
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $29.60 - $29.60 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.
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