LPN Licensed Practical Nurse (Primary Care Office)

Compensation

: $47,670.00 - $62,050.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



POSITION INFORMATION:Licensed Practical Nurse (primary care out-patient health care, medical/clinical setting). This is not LTC, SNF or Home Care.

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.

SALARY for LPN's is $38,700.00 for new grads and up to $45,750.00 with ACLS and based on experience.

LPN SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday (approximately) 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
POSITION SUMMARY for LPN:*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).

Associated topics: lead, licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, lpn, lvn, mtp, nurse ii, nurse iv, pediatrics, practical nurse lpn * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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