Cobble Hill LifeCare
  • 13-May-2022 to 12-Jun-2022 (MST)
  • Nursing
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Cobble Hill Health Center is a not-for-profit long-and short-term care facility providing services to the disabled and elderly for over 40 years. The LPN plays an integral role in helping us to achieve our vision: to consistently exceed expectations and set the standard for excellence in residential and community care. We are looking for the best, brightest, most creative, and collaborative people to join our team. If you want to make a difference in your life and the lives of your colleagues and patients, we'd love to hear from you.

Shift: Full-Time (M-F) + rotating weekends

Hours: Day (7am-3pm), Evening (3pm-11pm), Night (11pm-7am)

What We Offer:

  • Referral bonuses
  • Fully paid orientation
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement savings plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off including sick days, PTO, elective holidays, & more!
  • An award winning culture-we are a certified Great Place to Work
  • Free hot meal for each shift worked
  • An opportunity to express your talents and work with a high performing team
  • Membership in the 1199 union

The ideal LPN candidate will:

  • Be a graduate of an approved school of nursing
  • Be licensed and currently registered to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York.
  • Have the ability to observe and identify the resident's needs, report to the RN/Supervisor and collaborate with the RN in making clinical decisions
  • Prioritize and coordinate activities of the nursing unit
  • Be an excellent problem solver and have strong decision-making skills
  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Have prior experience working in a skilled nursing facility (preferred, but not required)
  • Experience with SigmaCare (preferred, but not required)

Required Qualifications:

  • An active LPN license for New York State
  • Unexpired verification of US Citizenship
  • Up-to-date physical examination (within the past 12 months)
  • MMR titres and immunizations
  • CPR certification
  • Malpractice insurance
  • (2) professional references
  • Full vaccination for COVID-19

About the position:

The LPN functions under the direction and the supervision of the RN/charge nurse and the Nursing Supervisor. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • The LPN is the leader of the unit coordinating the resident's care in collaboration with the CNAs, physician, and other disciplines through assessment, under the guidance of the RN/Supervisor, and involvement with the resident and family.
  • Leads and communicates with the team in the planning and implementation of care and thorough documentation of the same in the EMR.
  • He/she is proficient, or working towards proficiency, in wound care, ostomy care, foley catheter insertion and care, medication administration through all routes including G-tube and IVs, trach care and suctioning.
  • Through keen observation of any actual and potential changes in condition, the nurse together with the other members of the team will respond and react timely and according to protocol to prevent re-hospitalizations and potential emergency situations. In the face of an emergency situation, the nurse responds efficiently and calmly to initiate the rapid response or emergency response team as appropriate.

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