Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse-Greenfield Internal Medicine
Job ID: 1800014S
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department:
Location: 300 State Street, Erie PA 16507

Description

UPMC Hamot is currently looking to hire a Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help support their Greenfield Internal Medicine Office located at the Bayfront Professional Building in Erie, PA.

 

This position will work a Monday-Friday schedule with daylight hours, with no weekends or holidays required.

 

This 7 provider, fast paced internal medicine practice, is seeking to hire an experienced LPN with excellent multi-tasking skills, solid communication abilities, and above all, a strong team player to ensure quality patient care.

 

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.
  • Three years of LPN clinical experience strongly preferred.
  • Previous outpatient or internal medicine office experience preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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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