Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-GLPP Internal Medicine
Job ID: 672149
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: GLPP Internal Medicine
Location: 15 S. Main St., Jamestown NY 14701

Description

UPMC Hamot is currently looking to hire a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help support their Great Lakes Physician Practice-Internal Medicine office located in Jamestown, NY.

 

The LPN in this position will work a Monday-Friday schedule with daylight hours varying from 8:30 A.M to 5:30 P.M, with no weekends or holidays required.

 

GLPP Internal Medicine is seeking to hire a LPN with excellent multi-tasking skills, solid communication abilities, and above all, a strong team player to ensure quality patient care to individuals and families.

 

The LPN will hold multiple responsibilities including the clinical tasks of assessing patient vital signs, administering medications and vaccinations, and ordering laboratory tests and consultations per physician requests. 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
  • Prior Office experience preferred
  • 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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