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LPN- Peds in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/2/2019

Job Description

A well-known Manhattan hospital has an urgent need for an LPN with Pediatrics experience for a 3 month contract.  Must have experience administering vaccines. Monday-Friday 9a-6:30p. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse works as part of a healthcare team by assisting in planning and implementing care interventions while promoting high quality patient care in a professional, efficient and safe manner, ensuring the patient flow.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into the exam room.
  • Prepares the patient for exams and procedures
  • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients
  • Administers medications including all types of injections, IV therapy as needed and within the scope of licensure.
  • Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as but not limited to: dressing wounds, performing catheterizations or applying compresses
  • Collects, labels and processes specimens accurately.
  • Cleans and prepare medical treatment rooms for patient visits
  • Assemble and use equipment appropriate to specific medical practice.
  • Schedule follow-up appointments for patients as needed
  • Communicates delays effectively when necessary
  • Enters patient information into the computer accurately and in a timely manner.  
  • Manages the physician's desktop accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones.
  • Manages medical inventory and supply ordering based on par levels.
  • Must work under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse.
  • Performs other related duties

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous pediatrics experience required
  • Experience administering vaccines required
  • Current NYS LPN license and registration required
  • Previous outpatient experience required