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I can’t thank you enough for the way in which you cared for my friend Carl C. for the last four years. It was so important to me that Carl was able to spend his last years in such a caring environment with such an impeccably high standard of care, delivered with such warmth. He seemed very content and happy and expressed how kind you all were to him. Thank you all for the loving care you gave to Carl during his four years at Port...What a special place! Thank you to each and every one of you for the wonderful work you do. Tammi, Mary, Betty, Don and the entire Port Staff. —Yours gratefully, Sandy K.


Port Healthcare Center

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse - $20.25+ to start / earning potential up to $29.15

Location: Ghent, NY - Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center

Category: Nursing

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse *Day shift positions available
Benefit Package available for FT and PT employees. 
$20.25+ to start, with earning potential up to $29.15.  PILB (Pay In Lieu of Benefits) offered after 60 days ($23.49+ with earning potential up to $33.81).  Additional $2-$4 shift differential based on shift.
Full Time all shifts
Part Time 7am-3pm, 3pm-11pm

Primary Responsibilities:
• Supervises and evaluates all direct resident care and initiates corrective action as necessary.
• Provides clinical supervision of nursing assistants providing direct resident care.
• Assumes responsibility for compliance with federal, state, and local regulations within the assigned unit.
• Controls supplies and equipment within the unit.
• Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to ensure that high quality resident care is maintained.
• Orders, receives and documents medication received according to facility procedure.
• Administers and documents medications, internal nutrition, and treatments per the physican's order and accurately records all care provided and observations daily.

Prerequisites:
• Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program.
• Valid/current NY State license as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
• One or two years of previous acute or geriatric/adolescent or rehabilitation experience preferred.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.
• Certification in BLS of Adult, Child and Infant.

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