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SB Clinical Practice Management Plan Licensed Practical Nurse in Stony Brook, New York

Licensed Practical Nurse - Stony Brook Dermatology Associates, UFPC

Location: Stony Brook, NY

Schedule: Full Time

Days/Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm

SUMMARY: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct patient care under the supervision of the Practice. This position also performs clerical duties, acts as receptionist, maintains medical records and communicates with all departments.

  • Accurately collects clinical data on patients and demonstrates competency in performing clinical interventions and reports abnormalities to Medical Provider.

  • Triage patient phone calls and troubleshoot medication management issues

  • Documents nursing observations, interventions, and patient’s response to treatment in patient records.

  • Demonstrated competency in performing venipuncture/administering shots for collection of blood specimens and facilitates the prompt and accurate processing and distribution of specimens collected.

  • Ensures that patients receive timely and appropriate care within the delivery system and facilitates internal and external referrals in collaboration with the Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Accurately performs and records vital signs, weight and height, point of service blood glucose testing, and promptly reports abnormalities to the medical provider or Registered Nurse (RN) on duty.

  • Utilizes appropriate techniques when collecting routine urine specimens and specimens for C/S.

  • Appropriately instructs patients on clean catch specimens.

  • Utilizes appropriate technique in performing venipuncture to obtain blood specimens in accordance with agency procedure.

  • Verbalizes knowledge of and adherence to OSHA standards for blood borne pathogens when handling blood and body fluids.

  • Maintains standard precautions in the provision of patient care.

  • Maintains and monitors stock inventory in the treatment center and replenishes supplies in exam rooms on a timely basis.

  • Prepares and processes requisitions for routine supplies in accordance with agency procedures.

  • Monitors the integrity of equipment and promptly reports malfunction, missing or damaged equipment to the Registered Nurse (RN) or Office Manager.

  • Demonstrates competency in answering phones, patient registration, making appointments, computer data entry and retrieval of reports.

  • Copies, prepares records, and stores and maintains appropriate records.

  • Keeps records of all laboratory work sent, files laboratory reports on client record, and prepares and processes Lab/Diagnostic requisitions.

  • Conforms to policies and regulations governing patient rights and confidentiality of information.

  • Adheres to protocol for patient flow (1. Reception, 2. Registration, 3. Labs, 4. Escort to Provider).

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.

  • Three years’ experience in ambulatory care setting required as a LPN

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with patients, staff and medical providers. The employee must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. This position is largely sedentary and requires the employee to remain stationary for a majority of the day. The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of CPMP.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

CPMP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of CPMP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

ID: 2021-1251

Department: DERMATOLOGY

External Company Name: SB Clinical Practice Management

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