Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-Your Hometown Health Partners
Job ID: 670212
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Your Hmetwn Hlth Partnrs
Location: 3910 Caughey Rd, Erie PA 16506

Description

UPMC Hamot is currently looking to hire a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help support Your Hometown Health Partners, located in the Forest Hill Commons in Erie, PA.

 

This position will work a Monday-Friday schedule with daylight hours, varying between 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM, with no weekends or holidays required.

 

Your Hometown Health Partners is seeking an LPN with a strong work ethic, friendly people skills, and knowledgeable computer skills, with EPIC/Epicare experience preferred.  

 

The LPN will hold multiple responsibilities including the clinical tasks of assessing patient vital signs, laboratory results, prescription refills and authorization. Additionally, the LPN will be responsible for tasks including rooming patients, completing patient phone triage, and assisting patients with updating medical questionnaires and medical records.  



Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care for patients and their families.
  • Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.
  • Conducts interviews with patient to answer questions related to healthcare problems and provides necessary counseling utilizing all resource persons and materials available.
  • Administers medications and vaccines as ordered by attending physician and keeps abreast of changes in requirements for immunization, flu vaccines and allergy injections.
  • Responsible for sterilization of office equipment and ordering of stock supplies and keeps appropriate records of same.
  • Performs laboratory duties assuring compliance with OSHA and CLIA.
  • Identifies and communicates educational needs of patients to their physician and does teaching in these areas upon his/her request.
  • Assists physician in patient examination and performs specialized procedures.
  • Maintains competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences with necessary documentation.
  • Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program.
  • One year clinical experience preferred.
  • Previous Your Hometown Health Partners experience preferred.
  • Previous outpatient or medical office experience preferred.
  • EPIC/Epicare experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

  • Salary Range: $14.65 to $21.34

    Union Position: No

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