Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Jamestown Primary Care- GLPP
Job ID: 719725
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: One evening until 7p; Saturdays 8a-12p in rotation
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: JAMESTOWN PC
Location: 17 Sherman Street, Jamestown NY 14701

Description

UPMC Hamot, Jamestown Primary Care is currently hiring a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse for the Jamestown, NY location. The position hours will include one evening until 7p, Saturdays 8a-12p in rotation. Flexibility is a must. 

The Jamestown Primary Care GLPP is a Five provider Family Practice and has achieved recognition as a PCMH. They see patients of all ages and provide Acute care, chronic care management and preventive care.

Responsibilities:
  • Adhere to internal and system-wide competencies, behaviors, policies and procedures to ensure efficient work processes. 
  • Actively participate in monthly/departmental meetings and share ideas and suggestions for operational improvements.
  • Administers medications and vaccines as ordered by attending physician and keeps abreast of changes in requirements for immunization, flu vaccines and allergy injections.
  • Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care for patients and their families.
  • Assists physician in patient examination and performs specialized procedures.
  • Complies with all UPMC Health System policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Conducts interviews with patient to answer questions related to healthcare problems and provides necessary counseling utilizing all resource persons and materials available.
  • Maintains competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences with necessary documentation
  • Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program 
  • One year clinical experience

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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