Careers: Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse
Westchester Health Associates, PLLC – Westchester, NY
WESTCHESTER HEALTH ASSOCIATES, PLLC

At Westchester Health, our patients receive uncompromising care delivered by renowned physicians they know and trust. Our group helps and supports each other utilizing cutting-edge technology like Electronic Medical Records. This allows our various specialists to accurately track patient’s medical histories reducing errors, speeding information in cases of emergency and providing a continuum of care. As a result, we have been recognized as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Physician Practice Connections, the highest achievable recognition for a medical group.

With our growing presence in New York and Connecticut, we are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse to assist in daily operations within our Multi-specialty group.

JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse
STATUS: Non-Exempt
DEPARTMENT: Various
JOB TYPE: Full-Time

MUST HAVE PRIOR RECENT EXPERIENCE IN PRIVATE PRACTICE HEALTHCARE.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the supervision of a licensed professional such as a physician, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse. The LPN accepts and implements orders from a qualified professional on the team who are authorized to independently diagnoses and treat patients.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Greets and accompanies patient to examination room.
2. Perform routine laboratory tests.
3. Administer medications as prescribed by licensed provider.
4. Obtain vital signs which may include; blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respirations, pain, and records information into patient’s medical record manually or into the electronic medical record.
5. Perform basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas and documents care given.
6. Takes history of present illness, and performs if necessary audiometry, and vision testing.
7. Entering information obtained on the patient’s record manually or into the electronic medical record.
8. Maintains strict confidentiality and ethical behavior.
9. Additional duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Experience:
One to three years in a health care facility: hospital, nursing or rehabilitation facility, home health.

Education:
High School graduate or GED required. Completion of a one–two year Licensed Practical Nurse program from an accredited School.

Licensing/Credentials:
Active licensed in the state of Practice: New York or Connecticut

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Interacts in an effective manner with practitioners, the interdisciplinary health care team, community agencies, patients and families with diverse opinions, values, and religious and cultural ideals.
Ability to work with minimal guidance in a dynamic and diverse environment.
Incorporates excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills, positive relationship building skills and critical analysis skills into case management practice for successful leadership.
Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite-ability to effectively use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

EEO:
Westchester Health Associates, PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have made it a priority to develop diversity initiatives that encourage a welcoming workplace environment. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated.

WE DO NOT OFFER RELOCATION.

TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and salary by e-mail to: HR@westchesterhealth.com and include “Licensed Practical Nurse” in the subject line. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Westchester Health is an EEO employer.

 

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