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Offsite Licensed Practice Nurse

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Health System
Type Full time Posted 7/15/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/25/2014
NY - New York (All) - Hewlett Referral - n/a -    
 
Job Title:  Offsite Licensed Practice Nurse
Full/Part Time:  Full Time
Location/Affiliates:  Hewlett (Long Island)
Department:  
Requisition Number:  NR14-1664334
 
Job Description: 

The Offsite Licensed Practice 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. The Offsite Licensed Practice Nurse will also provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to patients. This person is expected to maintain up-to-date knowledge in this area and apply it to everyday practice.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into the exam room.

2. Prepares the patient for exams and procedures

3. Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients

4. Administers medications including all types of injections, IV therapy as needed and within the scope of licensure

5. Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as but not limited to: dressing wounds, performing catheterizations or applying compresses

6. Collects, labels and processes specimens accurately.

7. Cleans and prepare medical treatment rooms for patient visits

8. Assemble and use equipment appropriate to specific medical practice.

9. Schedule follow-up appointments for patients as needed

10. Communicates delays effectively when necessary

11. Enters patient information into the computer accurately and in a timely manner.

12. Manages the physician's desktop accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.

13. Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones.

14. Manages medical inventory and supply ordering based on par levels.

15. Must work under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse.

16. Performs other related duties

 
Job Qualifications: 

Education:

LPN Program certificate

 

Experience:

IV and/or phlebotomy skills preferred

Complete competency skill checklist within first 3 months.

Experience with patient databases is preferred

 

Liceneses:

1. LPN