Nursefinders Inc. Licensed Practical Nurse in Binghamton, New York

Licensed Practical Nurse (All Shifts) - Responsible for the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and according to the nursing and medical plans of care as well as the responsibilities indicated by the healthcare facility in the job description.

Requirements -
Graduate of an LPN or LVN program.
Previous work experience as a LPN or LVN.
Current unrestricted LPN or LVN license in the state.
Drug Screening.
Medical Exam.
Reference check.
Criminal Background Check.
Own Transportation.

Experience -
LTC or skilled nursing home experience required.

Workplace Conditions -
Frequent lifting, bending and reaching.
May require lifting of up to 80 pounds (using proper techniques).
May require standing and walking 2-5 hours at a time.
May have exposure to chemicals, radiation, infectious diseases/waste and/or blood and blood borne pathogens.

Duties/Responsibilities - Thorough and complete verbal and written communication, including charting and patient record related documentation, maintains patient confidentiality in all cases, shows strong customer service skills, always introducing self to patients prior to performing any procedures or tasks, strong listening skills and conflict resolution abilities.
Adaptability, Flexibility: Shows consistent abilities in flexibility regarding patient assignments, floating, and related staffing issues, is able to adapt quickly and adequately in new situations, learns and adopts facility policy and procedure quickly and easily, displays positive attitude in situations where adaptability and flexibility are necessary and desirable.
Teamwork, Cooperation: Recognizes the benefits of teamwork, assists others when requested or need is identified, is proactive in determining need for teamwork and work re-distribution, problem solves
effectively in situations in which working with others is imperative.
Reliability, Attendance: Consistently arrives on shift prior to shift begin time ready and able to work, respects facility policy on attendance and follows it appropriately when necessary, shows respect for other staff on the unit by consistently working when scheduled.
Initiative, Enthusiasm: Promotes a positive work environment by consistently demonstrating a positive attitude, enthusiastically tackling the patient care assignment, acting as a role model in behavior and enthusiasm for patient care assignments. Shows positive and congenial behaviors towards
patients, other staff members, medical staff and family members, contributes to a positive
attitude about nursing and patient care in general.
Quality, Quantity, Effort: Carries a full patient load as defined by the facility policy, attends to patient care in accordance with policy and does not provide care out of the scope of practice. Demonstrates efficiency in assignments so as to produce quality and quantity patient care with the most efficient effort, while not cutting corners. Able to prioritize effectively. Demonstrates clinical competency as it relates to the facility competencies.
Maintains license or certifications according to state (or certifying body) regulations, seeks
out continuing education opportunities, shows professional conduct at all times in behavior
and appearance, keeps current all employee health information and annual mandatory
training as required by company.
Nursefinders will be at the Broome-Tioga Workforce office for a recruitment on Thursday July 27, 2017 from 12pm-2pm. Bring Resumes!