Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Susq Medical Center General Surgery
Job ID: 170001WQ
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: M - F 8a - 5p with some fluctuation
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
Department: GENERAL SURGERY SUTWH
Location: 740 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Provides professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities:
  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.
  • Draw blood.
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing. One year clinical experience preferred, but will consider new LPNs as well.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Act 34 Crim Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 33 Chld Clearnce w Renewal

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

Salary Range: $15.56 to $23.34

Union Position: No

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