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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

Licensed Practical Nurse

Department: Primary Care
Location: Brooklyn, NY

Founded 45 years ago as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Hudson River Health Care (HRHCare) is one of the nation’s largest community health providers. The HRHCare network of 43 health centers throughout the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island provides affordable, accessible care to over 245,000 patients annually. The network’s exceptional primary care practitioners, specialists, and support staff have made HRHCare a destination for convenient, high-quality care for all. In 2018, Brightpoint Health, an FQHC network with sites in all five boroughs of New York City, joined HRHCare.

 

POSITION SUMMARY
The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, Regional Nurse Manager or Medical Provider.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
? Accurately collects clinical data on patients and demonstrates competency in performing clinical interventions and reports abnormalities to Medical Provider or RN.
? Documents nursing observations, interventions, and patient’s response to treatment in patient records
? Demonstrated competency in performing venipuncture for collection of blood specimens and facilitates the prompt and accurate processing and distribution of specimens collected
? Ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate care within the delivery system and facilitates internal and external referrals in collaboration with the RN
? Attends internal and external educational seminars/ staff trainings.
? Performs all related duties, as assigned, or unrelated duties, as requested, during emergencies
The above is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions
and the essential requirements for the performance of the job. It is not to be construed as an
exhaustive statement of all the job functions
SKILLS:
? Be sensitive, flexible and responsive to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status,
religion, age, sexual orientation or any other special needs as reflected in the ability to
communicate with staff and/or clients.
? Uphold and advance the values, ethics, knowledge and mission of the profession.
? Respect the privacy of clients in accordance with HIPAA and hold in confidence all
information obtained in the course of professional service.
? Personal qualities of warmth, empathy and sense of responsibility are essential.
? Ability to work in a team setting.
? Effective communication skills.

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