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Experienced LPNs Welcome! LPN Lead, Infectious Diseases

Description

Sign-On Bonus!!

Are you a Licensed Practical Nurse passionate about delivering the best care possible and want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? Join us at UPMC Presbyterian as we provide Life-Changing Care to our community! 

We are located in the Falk Medical Building! Being a part of the Infectious Diseases team provides you with amazing learning opportunities and experiences. As a Lead within our department, you will have to opportunity to work in a busy Outpatient Infectious Diseases practice! You will be working alongside a great team while assisting with procedures and other areas within the unit. In our department, you will find supportive, approachable, and knowledgeable team members and leaders to support you as the LPN Lead!

  • This position works primarily Monday - Friday. 9 am - 5:30 pm!
  • No Weekends or Holidays!
  • Experienced LPNs are eligible for $7,500 with a two-year work commitment.

If you are an LPN with great clinical experience, Apply Today!

Responsibilities:

  • Assess patient's general condition and takes 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 direction of 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 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 is 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
  • Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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