Senior Licensed Practical Nurse- Federal North- Full Time

Job ID: J123604
Company: Allegheny Clinic
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Federal North Building
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides quality care to patients and families to promote health and prevent disease under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general nursing care in accordance with nursing practice standards.  (20%)
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment and assists the physician/clinical provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. (20%)
  • Collects assessment data, prepares patient for examination and documents clinical information on patient record. (20%)
  • Orders diagnostic tests as directed by registered nurse or physician/clinical provider and gathers diagnostic tests and/or examines results prior to physician/clinical provider assessment. Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (15%)
  • May provide oversight and technical expertise. (10%)
  • May give injections or medication, collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, and prepare them for testing. (5%)
  • May clean equipment, properly dispose of contaminated supplies, assure that work areas are organized and cleaned according to regulatory standards.  May order cost-effective supplies, stock and prepare rooms for patient examinations. (5%)
  • Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (5%)
  • Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Current state licensure as an LPN or LVN.
  • 3-5 years’ LPN or LVN experience.
  • CPR certification.
  • PALS or ACLS may be required based on specific area of practice.

Preferred

  • State approved IV course certification.
  • Knowledge of OASIS documentation and assessment process.

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