Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Primary Care / Pediatrics
Location: Lower East Side
Org Unit: Tribeca 40 Support
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Exemption Status: Non-exempt
Pay Grade: 04
Under direction, assists physicians and nurses with patient care, electronic medical record (EMR) chart management and patient flow
- Assists with patient flow. Monitors patient arrival, escorts patient to exam room, monitors patient wait times, assists patient in preparing for exam and advises physician when patient is ready. Assists during examination if required or requested.
- Ensures the exam rooms are clean and ready for the next patient. Washes, sterilizes and sets up instruments and equipment, stock rooms, checks materials and medications for expiration and discards medical waste properly.
- Records medical information within the patients’ electronic medical record as instructed by the physician.
- Maintains inventory of supplies, equipment and/or reagents. May order supplies/equipment/reagents as authorized or ensure that needs are escalated appropriately. Receives supply orders and confirms accuracy of delivery. May assist with cost control.
- Answers phones, responds to inquiries and triages calls to appropriate personnel.
- Assists with administrative tasks which may include prior authorizations, form completion, referrals, maintaining of logs and educational materials and sending/receiving messages, mail and faxes or records, labs, x-ray reports and hospital notes.
- Provides in-office, patient care services. Duties may include obtaining patient histories, vital signs, venipuncture, specimen collection, administering vaccines/medications and educating patients.
Approximately 2 or more years of related experience as an LPN in a physician's private office or hospital setting. Pediatrics experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Graduate of an accredited LPN program.
Licenses and Certifications
- NYS Registered LPN License and current LPN registration
- Infection Control Certificate
- Current BLS (must be issued by American Heart Association)
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
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