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Licensed Practical Nurse

Kindred Healthcare
Bronx, NY 10451

Description

Summary: The incumbent shall care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients; administer prescribed medications; provide basic patient care or treatments; measure and record patients' vital signs; supervise nurses' aides or assistants.

Essential Duties:

  • Participates in continuing education/professional development activities.
  • Communicates and demonstrates a professional image/attitude at all times.
  • Adheres to all applicable policies/procedures and practice guidelines.
  • Supports Student Program within the facility.
  • Contributes to client relations and marketing activities.
  • Maintains licenses/certifications and memberships in applicable professional organizations.
  • Completes Self-Assessment upon request and develops professional goals.
  • Provides clinically appropriate therapeutic interventions.
  • Documents patient/resident/client care and response to treatment and provides feedback to supervising therapist, as indicated.
  • Communicates changes in      patient/resident/client status to the supervising therapist.
  • Provides patient/resident/client and family/caregiver education and training that assists with continued functional independence.
  • Supervision of OTA students, and rehab techs, in accordance with the most stringent of either state or payer guidelines.
  • Coordinates treatment with other disciplines.
  • Participates in scheduled meetings, as requested and approved by supervisor.
  • Functions as a resource for and provides employees with approved in-service/cross-training on occupational therapy knowledge and skill areas.
  • Contributes to development of improved efficiency and productivity of clinical/administrative functions.
  • Participates in survey preparation activities.
  • Contributes to the delivery of cost effective care.
  • Documentation reflects skilled service delivery and medical necessity.

Mission: The mission is to provide the highest quality of skilled rehabilitation services.


Qualifications

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/transfer patients and equipment.
  • Frequent and prolonged bending, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing.
  • Ability to communicate.
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Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift/transfer patients and equipment.
  • Frequent and prolonged bending, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing.
  • Ability to communicate.

Categories

Posted: 2020-06-11 Expires: 2020-07-11

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