Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Vascular Clinic HBC
Job ID: 774422
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Vascular Clinic HBC
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

UPMC Shadyside, a Magnet designated facility, is currently hiring a Flex Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse to support the Vascular Clinic HBC. This position will primarily work Monday-Friday daylight hours.

 

LPNs in the Vascular Clinic HBC will assist with multiple specialties include vascular surgery, surgical oncology, plastic surgery, and podiatry. The Licensed Practical Nurse will room patients upon arrival, assist with surgical procedures, wound care, post op care, etc.  LPNs maintain office needs such as supplies and compliance with regulatory bodies such as JCAHO and Department of Health. Strong communication is a must as a partner in the Health Care team.


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

Title and salary will be determined based upon education and experience. 

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: $16.72 to $26.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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