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Licensed Practical Nurse, Children's Specialty Services (outpatient)

  • Job ID: 240377560
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: Pediatric Specialists
  • Location: 3 Walnut Street, Lemoyne PA 17043
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.52 to $26.27 / hour

Description

This LPN role works collaboratively with a team to provide professional nursing care to office pediatric patients across a range of specialties, under the supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities of the LPN: 

  • Takes on a variety of clinical care tasks to assist specialists including allergy testing, POC labs, and pulmonary function testing 
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health). 
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments. 
  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight. 
  • Triage patient concerns and clinical questions, working in close collaboration with team to answer them as efficiently as possible 
  • Comply with all policies and procedures. 
  • Assist in submitting prior authorization for specialty medications and procedures 
  • 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. 
  • Communicate extensively with patients around physician advice/instructions, status of medications/procedures, patient questions/concerns 

The Licensed Practicel Nurse  takes on other tasks as permitted by training and experience to provide excellent patient care 

 

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)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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