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LPN Healthy Families/Lake Erie Endo - Float

  • Job ID: 460191461
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: Physician Network Admin
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15.77 to $23.55 / hour

Description

UPMC Healthy Families Primary Care/Lake Erie Endocrinology is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join the team!

  • Status: FT 
  • Days: M-F
  • Hours: Varied daytime hours
  • Travel: Float betweeen both offices

Sign on Bonus Details:

  • $5,000 (Less than 1 year experience) 2 year commitment 
  • $7,500 (More than 1 year experience) 2 year commitment 

To assist in the delivery of primary health services and nursing care to individuals and families.

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
  • One year clinical experience 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.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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