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Dear Wonderful Port Staff A very small but hopefully enjoyable thank you for all you did to care for our dear friend Joyce B. during her stay and everything you did to make her last days comfortable & peaceful. With much gratitude, her friends


Port Healthcare Center

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

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

Category: Nursing

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse All shifts 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.

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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