St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.
St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong
The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible and accountable for the delivery of nursing care under the direction of a RN. She/he implements the Nursing Service standards of care and practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and the areas of clinical practice. Maintain a safe and therapeutic milieu by fostering an awareness of the Behavioral Health Services patient population. Communicate respect by honoring personal space and using a non-threatening/non-challenging/ non-judgmental approach. Demonstrates competence in nursing care practices and performs technical skills appropriate to the clinical area and needs of the patient population served. Follows the established Infection Control Policy. Documents data collection, interventions and patient responses per policy. Identifies changes in the patients’ condition and basic patient care needs, institutes appropriate interventions per policy and refers to accordingly to the RN and BHS provider. Demonstrates knowledge of 1:1 patient observation protocol (Constant Observation). Communicates therapeutically during every patient interaction/encounter. Demonstrates awareness of and sensitivity to patient's rights. Maintains dignity and confidentiality of the patient and follows the Patient Identification Policy.
HS Diploma or GED required. Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in New York State. Current BLS certification.