Job Description

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Float
Job ID: 79820611
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Kane
Department: Clinical Administration
Location: 4372 Route 6, Kane PA 16735

Description

UPMC Kane is currently hiring a Flexible Full-Time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to help support our family practices in Kane, Sheffield, Johnsonburg, Bradford, and Mount Jewett.

The LPN in this position will work 8 hour shifts in between the hours of 8:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday (exact shifts will depend on the day). Occasional Saturday shifts from 9am-1pm will be required. This position will be required to commute to and work at multiple practices. 

The responsibilities of the LPN in this position include: 

  • EMR/Triage
  • 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.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions. 
Responsibilities:
  • Assists in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the nursing care for patients and their families. Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs. Conducts interviews with patient to answer questions related to healthcare problems and provides necessary counseling utilizing all resource persons and materials available. Administers medications and vaccines as ordered by attending physician and keeps abreast of changes in requirements for immunization, flu vaccines and allergy injections. Responsible for sterilization of office equipment and ordering of stock supplies and keeps appropriate records of same. Performs laboratory duties assuring compliance with OSHA and CLIA.
  • Identifies and communicates educational needs of patients to their physician and does teaching in these areas upon his/her request. Assists physician in patient examination and performs specialized procedures. Maintains competence through participation in continuing education and other appropriate learning experiences with necessary documentation. Demonstrates Hamot's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program
  • Experience working in a physician practice strongly preferred 
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania.  
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire 
  • Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first.
  • Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $15.09 to $22.53 / hour

Union Position: No

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