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Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Neuroscience Office

  • Job ID: 89658201
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
  • Department: NEUROSURGERY
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.51 to $24.76 / hour

Description

The Susquehanna Health Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse for the Neurology Office!

This is a wonderful opportunity for a Licensed Practical Nurse that is looking to work in both a fast-paced and challenging environment! 

The LPN in this role will support both Neurology and Neurosurgery. The types of patients seen varies, but most commonly patients are chronically ill patients with MS, Alzheimers, Parkinsons, Seizures, Headahches and strokes. Patients are seen both pre and post operative with spinal and brain issues including tumors.

Responsibilities:
  • Draw blood.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
  • Comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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