Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - GLPP Silver Creek
Job ID: 718017
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: GLPP Silver Creek
Location: 113 Main Street, Silver Creek NY 14136

Description

Great Lakes Physician Practice Silver Creek is a fast-paced internal medicine office serving the communities of Silver Creek and Angola, located in New York. GLPP Silver Creek prides themselves on teamwork and dedication to their patients. The office is seeking an experienced, devoted Licensed Practical Nurse to join their team!

 

UPMC Hamot is currently hiring a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help support their GLPP Silver Creek Internal Medicine office located in Silver Creek and Angola, NY. The LPN in this position will be required to travel between both locations, in addition to filling in at other locations as the company requires. The LPN in this position will work a Monday-Friday schedule with day light hours, varying between 8:30 A.M - 7:00 PM, with no weekends or holidays required.  

 

The LPN in this position is responsible to work independently alongside the five providers to assist in the delivery of primary health services and nursing care to the individual patients and families. This will include clinical tasks including rooming patients, administering medications, and assessing vital signs in order to assist patients with acute illness management, routine physicals, osteopathic services, and gynecological services. In addition, the LPN is responsible to assist with patient phone triage and assisting patients with updating medical questionnaires and medication 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
  • Electronic Medical Record experience preferred.

  • Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

    • 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: $14.65 to $21.34

    Union Position: No

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