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LPN Lead

Description

Here at UPMC Presbyterian, we are committed to the growth and professional development of all our excellent Licensed Practical Nurses. If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse looking to be a part of the amazing Cardiothoracic Transplant department, the Falk Clinic would be a great fit for you! 

This position works primarily Monday - Friday!
No weekends or Holidays!

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus!  If you are an LPN now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!

  • The Sign-On bonus for LPNs is $5,000 for Graduate Nurses with a two-year work commitment
  • Experienced LPNs are eligible for $7,500 with a two-year work commitment
  • Experienced LPNs are classified as candidates with 1 year of LPN experience or greater

Purpose:
In addition to providing professional nursing care, also Leads the Diabetes clinic flow team (if applicable). Responsible for providing professional nursing care to office patients under the supervision of patient care providers. Trains staff, coordinates work requirements and provides input to employment decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
  • Train and mentors LPNs and MAs.
  • Provide input for LPN/MA performance review and conducts review in conjunction with the clinical coordinator.
  • Administer IV fluids under the direction of an RN.
  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed and prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
  • Order all clinical supplies.
  • Phlebotomy and endocrine testing as ordered.
  • Maintain Strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).
  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM under the direction of an RN.
  • Ensure proper staffing of the clinic at all times.
  • Perform IV therapy under the direction of a Registered Nurse.
  • Represent the concerns/issues of the clinic flow staff.
  • Provide input for hiring decisions.
  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures, and treatments.
  • Assign clinic staff to support the physicians and physician extenders on a daily basis.
  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
  • Assign physicians to exam rooms/pods on a daily basis.
  • Work with the clinical manager on a resolution of clinic issues.

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing.

Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience required.

Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability. Must be able to perform all duties of a Licensed Practical Nurse in the unit. Must have in-depth knowledge of department and system-wide policies and procedures in order to function as a resource to others.

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 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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