• Altoona , PA
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 316 Mountain Ave

**Licensed Practical Nurse - Walk in Clinic - Day/Eve weekend rotation - 40 hrs**
Provide professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers
+ Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.
+ Answering calls and providing pertinent information including patient education as directed.
+ Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.
+ Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
+ Check schedules and organizing patient flow. Accompany patients to exam/procedure room. Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc. Collect patient information/history; taking vitals, performing screenings per provider guidelines. Relay instructions to patients/families.
+ Comply with all policies and procedures.
+ Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health). Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
+ Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
+ Draw blood.
+ Obtain lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc. Complete forms/requisitions as needed. Schedule appointments. Verify insurance coverage and patient demographics. Prepare and managing charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately. Other front office responsibilities, as required.
+ Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.
+ Prepare patient rooms, set up instruments and equipment according to department protocol. Clean exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control. Clean according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records. Manage inventory of supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.
+ Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing.
One year clinical experience preferred.
**Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:**
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support OR Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 30 days of hire
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
DOT certified for Urine drug screening, drug screening, and breath alcohol testing required with in one year of hire date, Audiometry and Spirometry certification required within one year.
+ Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
+ Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
+ Act 73 FBI Clearance
+ Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
+ Licensed Practical Nurse
**UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities**
Associated topics: aprn, arnp, assessments, assistant cna, board, certified nursing, family nurse practioner, midwife, np, nursing assistant cna

* 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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