Bergen Regional Medical Center LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES in United States

Description

Collects data from patient, family or significant others and records on Initial Data Base form

Contributes to the formulation and updating of plan of care and implements plan of care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

Gives direct nursing care to assigned patients.

Recognizes changes in patient condition and responds appropriately, notifying charge nurse as needed.

Documents pertinent information regarding patient's responses and nursing interventions in patient's medical record.

Administers medication according to hospital policies.

Applies principles of infection control and safety in the performance of patient care.

Communicates effectively with charge nurse and other member of the Health Care Team regarding patient's needs and/or changes in condition.

Responds appropriately in crisis situation.

Reports significant unit problems to the RN

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing or equivalent education as described by the state education law.

Current NJ Licensed Practical Nurse license.

American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification required.

Requisition Number: 16-0900

Post Date: 11/21/2016

Title: LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Division: Nursing

Employee Type: Part Time Evening

Work Hours: 20.0