New York, NY 10176

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description

The Medication/ Treatment LPN is responsible for administration of all medications and treatments ( except those specifically designated for an RN) during her tour of duty, according to the established medical and nursing care plan. Works under the direction of the Head/ Charge Nurse to provide optimum nursing care to all residents on the unit.

Essential Functions

+ Receives report from previous shift, making sure that he/she has received all pertinent information on each resident.

+ Organizes assignment for most efficient use of time.

+ Sets priorities in meeting the needs of residents.

+ Continuously evaluates behavior , symptoms, reactions and progress of residents and discusses findings with Nurse Manager/Charge Nurse.

+ Administers all medications according to established policies and procedures and physician's orders.

+ Performs all treatments according to physicians specific order and established policies and procedures.

+ Discusses the need to discontinue or change a medication of treatment with the Nurse Manager/ Charge Nurse.

+ Supervises, performs and/ or assists with resident care as indicated: assists with feeding of residents.

+ Assists with orientation and instructions of other nursing personnel as required.

+ Takes and transcribes physician's orders accurately and promptly

+ Orders prescribed medications : notifies pharmacy of discontinued medications: and ensures accuracy of medications and dosages when received from pharmacy.

+ Assists with requisitions supplies and equipment as needed;ensures their proper utilization.

+ Documents all medications administered as indicated in established policy and procedures and according to the Department of Health regulations.


1 year

License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: LPN, BLS

ID: 2021-15175

Street: ArchCare at Mary Manning Walsh Home

Shift Start Time: 11 p

Shift End Time: 7 am

# Hours: 37.5

External Company URL: http://www.archcare.org/

Post End Date: 9/30/2022

Telecommute: No

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