Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Sarris Clinic
Job ID: 748347
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:30-4pm or 8am-4:30pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Sarris HBC
Location: 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

The UPMC Center for Liver Diseases (CLD) offers patients a full range of liver disease treatments.

The CLD’s hepatologists are nationally recognized for their expertise in liver diseases. The Center provides convenient access to comprehensive liver disease care by coordinating patient care with a number of subspecialists, including experts in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery, therapeutic endoscopy, pathology and oncology.

The Frank Sarris Outpatient Clinic is the primary patient care clinic for UPMC’s Center for Liver Diseases.

UPMC Presbyterian/Montefiore is hiring for an Outpatient LPN for the Frank Sarris Outpatient Clinic.

The position is a Monday - Friday daylight position from 7:30am - 4pm or 8am - 4:30 with no weekend or call responsibilities.  

The LPN provides professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities:
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.
  • 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.
  • Draw blood.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • Perform specimen collection duties as requested.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing
  • One year clinical experience highly 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 34 Criminal 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: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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