71200 - Thoracic and Surgical Specialty - Licensed Practical Nurse, Proficient
7-1200 offers and exciting opportunity for new graduates or experienced nurses with a special interest in surgical patients, who are eager to learn. On our 25-bed unit, we care for a variety of different surgical patients including Thoracic & Foregut Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Plastic surgery, and Burn Surgery. We have 2 step down beds for post-operative patients requiring more frequent monitoring. Additionally, we specialize in the management and care of pulmonary hypertension patients through the Pulmonary Care Center at URMC, the only center in upstate New York and one of only four centers in NYS. We are excited to have also been newly certified to care for readmitted patients with LVAD therapy and support URMC’s expanding VAD program. On 7-1200, you will develop a diversified skill set working with a variety of medical equipment, tubes, lines, and drains. We take pride in our nursing culture and strive to maintain a positive working environment, supporting all team members to meet their professional and personal goals. Looking for candidates who exhibit critical thinking skills, strong communication, and a desire to learn and work as part of a team. Primary tasks will include working with RN staff to provide patient care within the scope of a NYS LPN, and under the direction and supervision of an RN.
Requires a diploma from an accredited LPN Nursing Program and an active New York State LPN license in good standing.
How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: Medical Surgical Nursing
Schedule: FT position (36 hrs), D/N/E, holidays and weekends per unit policy