Licensed Practical Nurse, OP (LPN) - Family Medicine

UPMC Fishertown, PA

About the Job

Description Purpose: UPMC Community Medicine is currently hiring for a regular full time Licensed Practical Nurse, OP (LPN) to support the Chestnut Ridge Family Medicine practice located in Fishertown/Bedford, PA. This position will work a variable Monday through Friday daylight schedule with some evening hours as needed. Provide professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers Responsibilities: + EMR/Triage + Child Immunizations + Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip. + Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight. + Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments. + Comply with all policies and procedures. + Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health). + Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record. + Draw blood. + Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data. + Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse. + Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions. Qualifications + Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing. + One year clinical experience preferred. + Outpatient experience preferred + EMR/Triage experience preferred + Immunizations experience preferred Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire + Act 34 Criminal Clearance + Basic Life Support + Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation + Licensed Practical Nurse UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 639368