Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Operating Room (OR)

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Operating Room (OR)

** Position is eligible for a $10,000.00 sign-on bonus! **

DESCRIPTION:  The Licensed Practical Nurse is a care provide who assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her patients within the limits of his/her education and the Nurse Practice Act, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs. The limits of the Licensed Practical Nurse’s responsibility defined by hospital policy keeping with the New York State Code, Rules, and Regulations and the NYS Education Department.

Work is performed under the supervisor of a Registered Nurse in accordance with established hospital standards, Work Rules, Human Resources Protocol & Procedures, nursing department/unit structure, process and outcome standards, state regulatory and accreditation requirements, and consistent with the philosophy, goals and mission of the hospital and nursing department.  This takes into account the individual patient’s special physical or age relate needs.

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room (OR)

EDUCATION: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent education. 
  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program or completion of required components to satisfy LPN licensing examination. 
  • Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served in their department.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: 

  • Valid New York State registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse. 
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six (6) months of hire or transfer. 
  • Completion of IV course & blood administration course within three (3) months of hire or transfer.

EXPERIENCE:  None

SHIFT: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (40 hours)

Primary/Specialty Care Case Manager

The purpose of the Case Manager is to provide care management services for high-risk patients in the Primary/Specialty care population and work with behavioral health agencies outside the Nathan Littauer Hospital Primary/Specialty Care system to coordinate PCP services for the agency’s high-risk population.

EDUCATION: 

  • Possess a High School diploma or equivalent.  Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program. 

PREFERRED: 

  • Possess an Associates’ Degree with a focus on Care Management or related discipline
  • Possess Improvement; Quality Improvement and Patient Centered Medical Home recognition is highly preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

  • Possess current NYS license for Licensed Practical Nurse.

EXPERIENCE: 

  • Possess prior Care Management experience.

SHIFT:  8:00 AM – 4:30 PM              STATUS: 40 HOURS