Health and Hospitals Corporation - New York, NY

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Under the supervision of a professional nurse performs nursing care and procedure for the patients. Provide nursing care to patients as assigned; record observation of patients and their responses to nursing care, perform other nursing activities as assigned. Participate with team members in planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care; reinforce, support and provide health care instruction to patients/family. Administer and record medications and treatments; prepare and assist with diagnostic tests/procedures. Assist in admission, transfer and discharge procedures as assigned; observe and report to professional team member the vital signs, symptoms and general condition of assigned patients. Recognize emergency situations and function effectively; maintain safety in patients’ environment; utilize and reinforce standard precautions.

Minimum Qualifications

Currently licensed or otherwise duly authorized to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York.

Department Preferences

Effective oral & written communication skills.
Ability to establish successful interpersonal relationships with patients, co-workers, etc.
At least one year of Medical / Surgical Nursing Experience.