Ascension Health LPN - Geriatric in Amsterdam, New York

Job ID: 264803

LPN - Geriatric

Amsterdam, New York

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: LPN - Geriatric

City, State: Amsterdam, NY

Location: Amsterdam Memorial Campus

Department: Skilled Nursing Facility 002

Additional Job Details: FT Days, 32 Hours, Weekly

About Us

St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, N.Y., part of Ascension, features an award-winning acute care hospital, primary and specialty care centers throughout Fulton and Montgomery counties, more than 30 behavioral health services for persons in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties, a full continuum of physical rehabilitation services and a 160-bed nursing home. The organization has earned exceptional national rankings for excellence in medicine and has a continuing commitment to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse - Geriatric provides basic bedside care to geriatric patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Assists with Administering medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Assists with performing routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Assists with educating patients/families concerning disease, treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, resources available to patient/family, rehabilitation and follow-up care.

  • Implements clinical care & nursing/medical orders in accordance with established standards, policies & procedures as directed by R.N.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified BLS Provider obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the New York Department of Education obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education & Work Experience:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • Graduate of LPN program and Six months or less experience is required.

How To Apply

In order to be considered for any open position, please complete a St. Mary's Healthcare online application, by clicking the "apply now" button. Additionally, you may include your resume and other documents as attachments. Applications/Resumes may only be submitted online through this process.

In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

(1) Human Resources located at St. Mary's Hospital, 427 Guy Park Ave, Amsterdam, NY 12010

(2) Human Resources located at Amsterdam Memorial Campus, 4988 State Hwy 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every application received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Mary’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

State and Federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.