Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, OP (LPN) - Orthopedics
Job ID: 742198
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm (4 - 10 hour days)
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: MULTI Tri-Rivers Mars
Location: 6998 Crider Road, Mars PA 16046

Description

Purpose:

UPMC Community Medicine is hiring for a regular Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse, OP (LPN) to help support the day to day operations at the Tri-Rivers  Orthopedics offices located in Butler & Cranberry/Mars, PA. 

This position will work a regular Full Time daylight schedule 4 days per week from 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM floating between both the Butler & Cranberry/Mars, PA offices 

The incumbent will provide professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists provider in back office clinical duties including rooming patients, taking vital signs and complete patient history, performs basic triage and assists with minor in office procedures to include applying and removing dressings. Instruct patients on general testing/procedure instruction.
  • Assists team in answering phone messages with clear and concise information, obtain authorizations and schedule testing as needed.
  • Performs a variety of orthopedic related activities including applying and removing dressings, casts and splints, distributing and applying durable medical equipment.
  • Selects and signs appropriate patient orders per provider verbal order.
  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing. 
  • One year clinical experience preferred
  • EMR/Triage experience preferred
  • Outpatient experience preferred

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
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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

Salary Range: $13.87 to $21.19

Union Position: No

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