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Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - General Surgery

  • Job ID: 303285587
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Days, M-F
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
  • Department: GENERAL SURGERY SUTWH
  • Location: 740 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.01 to $25.50 / hour

Description

UPMC is currently seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse for the General Surgery department at Williamsport!

Provides professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

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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