LPN II

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 1/21/2017

Samaritan Medical Center Watertown, NY

Location
Watertown, NY
AJE Ref #
576049267
Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
9328
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Approved pharmacology course or previous medication exp. & successful achievement in medications exam. Knowledge of new trends and techniques in Nursing. Previous hospital LPN exp. is pref. Possesses a thorough knowledge of nursing principles. Demonstrates ability to provide quality patient care. Possesses ability to assess patient's needs, e.g. clinical, teaching, mental and spiritual. Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts to lift and move patients in a safe manner . Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem-solving skills. Strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and delegate. Demonstrated commitment to quality, timely, and cost-effective patient care. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills required. Detail attentiveness required. Individual must be self-motivated and willing to self-direct. Ability to simultaneously handle multiple assignments and projects with speed and accuracy. Able to work efficiently and effectively under time constraints. BLS required or obtained within 3 months of hire. Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Overview

Samaritan Medical Center is a 287-bed acute care facility and serves as a regional referral center for Northern New York. The hospital provides a full array of medical, surgical and emergency care, including medical/surgical beds, critical care services, pediatrics, maternity, and a state-of-the-art emergency department. The hospital also provides inpatient mental health services.