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

Non-Invasive BC/BE Cardiologist

We are seeking two full time BC/BE Non-Invasive Cardiologists for our growing network.  The network consists of our Independent Community hospital, primary and specialty care practices and our Extended Care Facility.  

This is a rural area and considered a Healthcare Provider Shortage Area (HPSA), affording many benefits to the Physician, while geographically positioned just outside the Capital-Saratoga Region in the foothills of the Adirondacks.  The location is desirable for those wishing for a sense of community and purpose, outdoor activities, great neighborhoods, good schools and proximity to all the Capital District has to offer by way of entertainment and enrichment.

The practice is located on the Hospital campus.  Office hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Overnight consults are performed in the early am when you are on call.  More urgent consults can be performed throughout the day when you are on call.  Scheduling accommodation is made for this.  Our experienced Cardiology Nurse Practitioners can attend office hours and/or perform consults on the non CCU/ICU inpatients.  They also perform the stress test proctoring.  You would have EKG, stress test, Holter reading responsibilities.

There is NO EVENING or WEEKEND in Person Call.  You will receive calls from the ER or the Hospitalists regarding something urgent, an admission or pending transfer.  However, there is a requirement that rounds be performed on inpatients as necessary Saturday mornings.  This is usually a four (4) hour commitment.

We have a 12 location strong network of Primary Care practices that serve as the referral source for your practice.

Your office will be outfitted for diagnostic cardiology procedures appropriate to the setting.  Our Cardio/Pulmonary Department is adjacent.

Patients in need of advanced Cardiac services will utilize Saratoga Hospital with whom we have longstanding communication and acceptance agreement.

This is a full time position and offers:

  • Competitive salary.
  • PTO 6 weeks.
  • Extended sick time 1 week.
  • Individual Occurrence Malpractice.
  • Family Health Insurance.
  • CME allowance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Dues, fees, licenses paid.
  • Sign on bonus.
  • Moving expense reimbursement if applicable.
  • Immigration sponsorship and assistance.
  • Enhanced access to Loan Repayment program due to HPSA status.

The best part of this position is the staff you will work with, whether at the Centers, the hospital or your colleagues at other sites and out truest partners in this collaboration, the Patients.

Any expression of interest may be made directly to mgoodman@nlh.org or by calling (518) 775-4102. 

Staff Nurse – Medical/Surgical

***There is up to a $30,000 sign on bonus for full time Evening/Night RN with three (3) or more years of acute hospital experience.  There is a pro-rated bonus for part time Evening/Night RN (24 hours or more) with three (3) or more years of acute hospital experience***

***There is a $15,000 sign on bonus for full time and a $7,500 sign on bonus for part time RN with up to three (3) years of acute hospital experience***

The Staff Nurse is a professional care provider who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients. The Staff Nurse will provide care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation and coordination with other health care team members, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs. Work is performed in accordance with established hospital policies, work rules, nursing department/unit standards, regulatory and accreditation requirements and consistent with the philosophy, goals and the mission of the hospital and nursing department. Coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family teaching, and provides leadership by working cooperatively with other disciplines in maintaining standards for professional nursing and hospital practice in the clinical setting, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

SHIFT: 6:45 AM – 7:15 PM
STATUS: 36 HOURS 

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served on their assigned unit.

PREFERRED:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/ REGISTRATION:
Possess current NYS license for Registered Professional Nurse. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification to be obtained within six (6) months of hire or transfer.

EXPERIENCE:
None

PREFERRED:
Unit Specific Certifications. One (1) or more years’ experience in acute care nursing. American Heart Association Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

From:  $30.90 to $46.24 per hour

Req. #656

LPN II – Emergency Care Center

***There is a $10,000 sign on bonus for full time LPN’s and a $5,00 sign on bonus for part time LPN’s***

Description:  The Licensed Practical Nurse II is a care provider who assumes responsibility and accountability for their patients within the limits of their 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 as defined by hospital policy (see Generic Structure Standards) in keeping with the New York State Code, Rules and Regulations, and the NYS Education Department. 

Required:  

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  
  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program or completion of required components to satisfy LPN licensing examination.  
  • Valid NYS 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.  
  • Prefer one (1) or more years experience in an acute care hospital or previous experience in an acute healthcare setting. 

Status:  9:45am – 10:15pm (36 hours)

From:  $21.87 to $26.41 per hour.