Website Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center (Greenburgh Health Center)

Renders practical nursing care to patients within assigned area of service; does related work as required. Under the direct supervision of the Charge Nurse, or the Director of Clinical Affairs; the incumbent is responsible for nursing care in accordance with techniques and procedures. Performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, and health counseling, and supportive and restorative care. Supervises and instructs, as required, Medical Assistants, community health workers, and other clerical personnel assigned to the unit.

Essential Duties

  • Administers medications as prescribed by physician
  • Identifies and reports significant conditions or symptoms to the physician and other team members
  • Records accurate and concise nurse’s notes including temperature, blood pressure, respirations and pulse, medications, treatments, etc.
  • Assists the family in understanding the need for appropriate medical, hospital, or other care as necessary
  • Assists assessing patient nursing care needs
  • Consults with the RN about individual/family problems
  • Administers Covid-19 nasal swabs and vaccines
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • In the absence of the nurse coordinator, will supervise clerical and MA staff
  • Reports to nurse coordinator or his/her designee

Qualifications

  • Must demonstrate ability to give medications including injections
  • Must pass an orientation process
  • Must possess knowledge of general nursing theory, methods and techniques involved in the performance of general nursing services
  • Familiarity with the organizations functions, policies, regulations and procedures as they relate to nursing services
  • Demonstrates good communication skills and interpersonal relationships
  • Has the ability to maintain tact, integrity, patience and good working relationships
  • Licensed and currently registered to pracrice as a Licensed Pracrtical Nurse in the State of New York
  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Must be able to communicate clearly to patients, vendors and employees of the network
  • Be able to to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Comfortable with frequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift
  • Must be flexible in changing environment
  • Good oral and written communication skills needed

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $62,000 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Location: One location

Benefit Conditions: A waiting period may apply

To apply for this job please visit www.greenburghhealthcenter.com.