Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Dermatology
Job ID: 764229
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: variable daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: DERM HBC
Location: 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

The Department of Dermatology is excited to recruit for a Licensed Practical Nurse to support our General Dermatology department. The position is located in Falk Clinic, Oakland, PA.  Occasional travel between Oakland/Shy campus can occur.  Responsibilities include providing quality care to our Dermatology patients. The Practical nurse must demonstrate exceptional clinical skills, a keen attention to detail, and a passion for customer service, as well as service recovery. The ability to provide compassionate care, work as part of a team, and the desire to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment is a must.

The Practical nurse 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.
  • 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.

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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