Job Description

Job Title: LPN Lead - Huntingdon
Job ID: 732141
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: Huntingdon FamPhysicians
Location: 9498 William Penn Highway, Huntingdon PA 16652

Description

UPMC Altoona - LPN Lead - Huntingdon Family Physicians - Fulltime - Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

 

Purpose:
In addition to providing professional nursing care. Responsible for providing professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers. Trains staff, coordinates work requirements, and provides input to employment decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer IV fluids under the direction of an RN.
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM under the direction of an RN.
  • Assess patient's general condition and takes vital signs and weight.
  • Assign clinic staff to support the physicians and physician extenders on a daily basis.
  • Assign physicians to exam rooms/pods on a daily basis.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed and prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Ensure proper staffing of the clinic at all times.
  • Maintain Strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Order all clinical supplies.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Phlebotomy and endocrine testing as ordered.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Provide input for LPN/MA performance review and conducts review in conjunction with the clinical coordinator.
  • Provide input for hiring decisions.
  • Represent the concerns/issues of the clinic flow staff.
  • Train and mentors LPNs and MAs.
  • Work with the clinical manager on resolution of clinic issues.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing.
  • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability.
  • Must be able to perform all duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse in the unit.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of department and system-wide policies and procedures in order to function as a resource to others.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Salary Range: $15.52 to $25.35

Union Position: No

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