Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job ID
2017-2287
# of Openings
2
Hospital/Program
Westchester Medical Center
Position Category
Nursing

Overview

The psychiatric LPN performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health education, health teaching, health counseling and supporting and restorative care in accordance with the Nursing Practice Act.  Administers nursing care and procedures to assigned patients in accordance with the Nursing Care Plan; implements written medical regimen prescribed by a Physician, administers medications, reporting any significant changes and updates care plan; and provides teaching care and instruction to patients and their families in accordance with discharge planning. 

 

HIRING FOR FULL TIME - DAY & EVENING SHIFTS

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Must possess a valid License and current Registration to practice as a Practical Nurse in New York State.
  • Psychiatric experience preferred.

Hospital/Program Description

Westchester Medical Center (WMC) is part of a 895-bed regional medical system serving New York’s Hudson Valley region.   The system encompasses every adult and pediatric medical specialty and includes an academic medical center, children’s hospital, community hospital, two inpatient behavioral health centers, homecare and numerous outpatient health programs.  With a total workforce of 7,000 healthcare professionals including 1200 physicians, Westchester Medical Center is the region’s most advanced and innovative health care delivery system and one the largest employers.

 

The Behavioral Health Center has been a leading provider of psychiatric services since 1929, offering a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community and emergency care for adults, children, and adolescents. 

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