Garnet Health

LPN - Pediatrics

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/16/2021 12:12 PM)
ID
2021-22812
Physical Location
Physician Office Building
Campus : Location
US-NY-Middletown
# of Openings
1
Category
Nursing
FTE
1
Shift (1) : Shift Type
7 - Variable Start Time
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Variable hours (7:45a-4:15p or 9:45a-6:15p) including weekend, holiday and on-call rotation.

Overview

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

Responsibilities

Licensed Practical Nurses work to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients cope with illness. They are advocates and health educators for patients, families, and communities. When providing direct patient care, they record symptoms, reactions, and progress; assist physicians during treatments and examinations; administer medications; and assist in convalescence and rehabilitation.

 

Quality, age specific, and culturally sensitive care is provided by the Licensed Practical Nurse who implements interventions to ensure that patient/family needs are addressed including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Graduate of Licensed Practical Nurse Educational Program

 

Minimum Experience: 1 year clinical experience preferred.

 

Required Certification/Registration: Completion of accredited program for Licensed Practical Nursing.

 

Required Courses/Training: Current LPN license, ongoing and current BLS.

 

Physical Demands: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Assists with lifting and moving patients. Lifts supplies/equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.

Working Conditions: Contacts with patients under wide variety of circumstances. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations. Handles emergency or crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours.

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