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LPN TRI OBGYN East Amherst

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Location: Eash Amherst, NY, United States

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Job Description

Facility: Trinity OBGYN East Amherst

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Trinity Medical

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Days

Hours:

8:00am-4:00pm

SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse assigned to the Primary Care Center administers nursing care to the outpatient and is responsible for the delivery of the patient care through the process of planning, implementation and evaluation to the ages of patients served based on the areas of clinical practice, under the direction of the Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, or Physician. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and staff information.

EDUCATION:
• Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing; Have previous occupational health or infection control experience
• Current New York State Licensure

CLINICAL DUTIES (may include, but not limited to):
• Taking medical histories
• Explaining treatment procedures to patients
• Preparing patients for examinations
• Assisting the physician during examinations
• Collecting and preparing laboratory specimens
• Performing basic laboratory tests
• Instructing patients about medication and special diets
• Preparing and administering medications, including by intramuscular, intradermal, and subcutaneous injections-including vaccinations/immunizations, as directed by a physician or other licensed provider (e.g., a nurse practitioner or physician assistant)
• Transmitting prescription refills as directed
• Phlebotomy
• Taking electrocardiograms
• Wound care and changing dressings

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES(may include, but not limited to):
• Using computer applications
• Answering telephones
• Welcoming patients
• Updating and filing patient medical records
• Coding and filling out insurance forms
• Scheduling appointments
• Arranging for hospital admissions and laboratory services
• Handling correspondence, billing, and bookkeeping
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