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LPN OB/GYN MSMH

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Location: Lewiston, NY, United States
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2019

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Job Description

Status: Full Time Temporary Facility: Mt St Marys Hospital of Niagara Falls

Work Schedule: Days Shift: 1:

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No FTE: 1.000000: Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 1199

Summary:

The LPN-OB/GYN accepts responsibility for the delivery of quality care through the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as appropriate to the ages of the patients served, based on areas of clinical practice. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital/staff information. Strives to incorporate the philosophy and mission of Mount Saint Mary's Hospital and to incorporate the Hospital's goal of: Quality care, in a personal manner with total regard for individual human dignity.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION
  • Graduate from accredited school of Practical Nursing required
  • Current LPN licensure in New York State required
  • Must possess current BLS within sixty (60) days of job offer.
  • ACLS certification preferred



EXPERIENCE
  • Two (2) years in a physician office setting and acceptable academic experience as deemed appropriate by the Hospital required.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Mathematical and Language skills
  • Answer telephone
  • Maintain logs
  • Maintain patient charts
  • Calculator
  • Clinical computer information systems
  • Fax
  • Photocopier



WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstance
  • Exposed to: Infection from disease-bearing specimens, hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes, a variety of electromechanical hazards, odorous chemicals and specimens, housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals, unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)
  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases, toxic chemicals due to photocopier
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases
  • Subject to burns and cuts
  • Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit element
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
  • Handles emergency or crisis situations
  • May perform emergency care
  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
  • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
  • Requires judgement/action which could result in death of patient
  • Required Protective Equipment
  • Eye/face protection may be require
  • Gowns may be require
  • Hair covering may be required
  • Lab coat or apron may be required
  • Mask may be required
  • Non-Sterile/sterile medical gloves may be required
  • Utility gloves may be required



ENVIRONMENT
  • Hazards: conditions where there is danger to life, body, and/or health


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