Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Women's Health/ObGyn - (TEMPORARY)
Job ID: 688381
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Bedford_Altoona OBGYN
Location: 800 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601

Description

Purpose:

University of Pittsburgh Physicians is currently hiring for a TEMPORARY full time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to support the Altoona OB/GYN Associates group office located in Altoona, PA.

This position will work a temporary full time daylight schedule Monday through Friday for a leave of absence with an undetermined amount of time

Responsibilities:
  • Nurse triage calls
  • OB initial intakes
  • NST’s, venipuncture, and injections
  • Assisting the providers in the room
  • Obtaining vital signs and completing in office testing
  • Documentation in the EMR system
  • Patient education teaching
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing. 
  • One year clinical experience preferred
  • Women's health and/or OBGYN experience preferred
  • EMR/Triage experience preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance or Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse or Temporary Practice Permit

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: No

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