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Per diem LPN

Location
Germantown, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
20 Sep 2022

Department/Unit:

Vascular Southern Tier

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Under the direction of the attending physician, RN, Lead LPN or practice coordinator, the LPN will provide direct patient care and assist in the following clinical functions to all providers

  • Obtain and accurately record patient's vital signs; reports abnormal values to treating provider
  • Obtains and documents a patient's history (Medical, Surgical and Social) and focused physical assessment, related to the clinic visit and as dictated by clinic procedure
  • Administers medications and treatments to patients in clinic, under the direction of a physician or APP
  • Participates in in-office procedure, as related to clinic specialty, under the direction and supervision of a Physician or APP and documents results in EHR
  • Performs review and triage of incoming test results, patient requests and pharmacy renewals; facilitates call-backs to patients as necessary
  • Facilitates the utilization of resources to meet patient outcomes and contribute to Facility (AMC), New York State and National Quality data metrics
  • Delegates tasks deemed appropriate per licensure of LPN and/or MA
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory agency (The Joint Commission) and internal compliance policies
  • Orientation and education of newly hired staff
  • Completes continuous/annual education related to Clinic specialty to maintain knowledge base on current practices
  • Provides education to patients related to their visit and overall health and wellness

Minimum Qualifications

            Associate's degree of a state accredited Registered Nursing program is required

            NYS current RN licensure to practice professional nursing is required

            Current CPR certification required

            Certification in specialty, Ambulatory setting preferred

            Excellent customer service and communication skills

            Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting.  Familiar with computer software.

            Effective Written and Verbal Communication Skills

            Working Knowledge of MS Word and Excel

            Experience with electronic health record preferred

            Ability to give medications via all routes and ability to calculate medication doses

Thank you for your interest in Albany Med!

Please be aware for the safety and security of our colleagues and patients all new employees are required to successfully complete all applicable federal, State and institutionally mandated pre-employment screening requirements including:

  • Relevant Background Check(s)
  • Drug Screen
  • PPD / Tuberculosis Test
  • Reference Check
  • Applicable vaccinations

Albany Med is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Med, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a need to know and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 717249397-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Albany Medical Center
  • Location: Germantown, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent