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    Summary

    The New York Harbor Healthcare System is looking for License Practical Nurses to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic in the various units. This is a temporary position not to exceed 120 days but may be extended based on agency's needs.

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    Responsibilities

    General LPN duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Accountable for adhering to established policies, procedures, standards of care and standards of practice, and for maintaining competencies consistent with role and responsibilities.
    • Works under the supervision of the registered nurse who provides guidance and direction. Daily assignments are prepared by the registered nurse and reviewed with the licensed practical nurse.
    • Documents in the medical record and reports observations and findings to the registered nurse and if appropriate, to the physician.
    • Utilizes therapeutic communication with Veterans, families and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
    • Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual nursing judgments and actions and acts as a patient advocate.
    • Administers medications as ordered.
    Work Schedule: Various tours available.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589425200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.