The Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center is currently recruiting well-qualified candidates with at least 2-4 years’ experience working in a health care environment, preferably in a health center, to fill the following position: NURSE (LPN)
Under the direction of the Clinical Operations Director, performs patient care activities and accommodative services for assigned patients.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides direct patient care within scope of practice to ensure implementation of plan of care.
Performs assigned nursing procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients.
Takes patient temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration, and documents results in the patients chart.
Reports all necessary and/or unusual occurrences in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Dresses wounds and administers prescribed procedures.
Applies compresses, ice bags and hot compresses.
Administers specified medication, note time and amount in patients charts and observe patient when necessary.
Drapes or gowns patient for various types of examinations.
Assists provider in advanced medical treatments.
Serves productively on committees and participates in staff meetings.
Participates in staff development and educational activities.
Maintains current licensure.
Is knowledgeable of initiated emergency procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned/
Assists with the supervision of the medical assistants.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ CERTIFICATIONS
High School Graduate
Graduate of a recognized accredited Practical Nurse Program
Pass the State Board of Nursing Licensing Examination.
A minimum of six months experience in an acute hospital setting preferred
Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus
WORK SCHEDULE/ SALARY/ BENEFITS
This is position requires some evening and weekend (Saturday /Sunday) availability. Salary will depend on experience and will be accompanied by a competitive benefits package.
Submit resume with cover letter that clearly states desired hourly salary.
Applicants who do not follow this instruction will not be considered.
(NO TELEPHONE INQUIRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED)
The Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center (BSFHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves all of the primary health care needs of families in the heart of Central Brooklyn. Our mission is: to provide the most professional, courteous and highest quality health care, with dignity, to those we serve, especially the underserved population, without regard for ability to pay. BSFHC’s medical headquarters–a new, 38,000 square foot facility on Brooklyn’s Fulton Avenue–is a Level II Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). We also operate the Broadway Family Health Center and four School-Based Health Centers to increase the accessibility and availability of quality primary and preventive physical and mental health care to pre-school, elementary, middle and secondary school students in high-risk areas of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.