@ LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

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Location
SYRACUSE, NY
Salary
$30,000 - $32,500
Hourly
$14.50 - $15.75
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Apr 09, 2017
Job ID
2470716
 
POSITION INFORMATION:  Licensed Practical Nurse (primary care out-patient health care, medical/clinical setting).

QUALIFICATIONS: New York State License. New grads are welcome to apply.
If you have recently graduated and have secured a LPN LICENSE in NYS you will be considered based on the training obtained through the clinical rotations you have completed.
 
SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday (approximately) 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:  *Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patient. *Prepare patients emotionally and physically for examination. *Interview patient and properly record information in the patients charts. *Measure vital signs such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, height and record the results. *Utilize experience and ability to administer injections & vaccines. *Perform throat cultures and respiratory/asthma treatments. *Competently perform phone triage. *Call in prescriptions to pharmacy. *Inventory and order medical supplies and materials. *Have a working knowledge of medical terms and how they relate to the anatomy of the body. *Be able to perform routine laboratory tests (predominantly urinalysis). *Clean and sterilize equipment and instruments. *Be able to prepare a patient's chart and have a working knowledge of the legal do's and dont's in charting patient information. *Perform asepsis procedures in applying bandage and tape to minor wounds. *Have a working knowledge of OSHA Rules and Regulations concerning Universal Precautions. Be able to perform proper procedures to protect against transmitting or contracting diseases. *Be aware of Patients Rights, HIPAA, Hazcom Procedures, and National Patient Safety Goals (JCAHO).