• Licensed Practical Nurse-Part Time

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 10 months ago(5/2/2019 2:23 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1802
    Division
    Academic Affairs
    # of Openings
    3
    Position Type
    Temporary Staff
    Type
    Temporary Part-Time
    Category
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Overview

    The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on Long Island (Old Westbury, N.Y.), is requesting applications for a Licensed Practical Nurse. New York Institute of Technology - College of Osteopathic Medicine just celebrated its 40th Anniversary as one of the largest single-campus medical schools in the U.S.

    The LPN functions under the supervision and guidance of the Nursing Supervisor and participates in the multi-disciplinary process of providing care and treatment to patients and provides clinical support and technical assistance to the professional medical and other staff.

    Responsibilities

    • The LPN is responsible for functioning within the scope of practice dictated by the authority of the New York State Department of Education.
    • Individual must be able to manage demanding workload with accuracy.
    • Assists providers with patient office visits, including preparing rooms for patients, interviewing patients, recording vital signs including pulse rate, blood pressure, height and weight, and entering information in patient’s electronic medical record.
    • Performs select clinical tests including, but not limited to; blood draws, vaccinations, urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity, pregnancy tests, blood glucose monitoring, bladder scans. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
    • Administers and documents medication under physician’s order and follows the five (5) medication rights to reduce the potential for medical error.
    • Observes, records, and reports changes in patients’ condition.
    • Demonstrates appropriate use of Red Bag Waste.
    • Setting up proper equipment for specific office based procedures.
    • Labeling and processing patient specimens as needed, including tracking specimens in appropriate logs.
    • Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep, and re-stocking of supplies.
    • Fields patient telephone calls and responds accordingly.
    • Demonstrates appropriate hand washing technique to insure proper infection control and follows universal precautions.

    Qualifications

    Excellent customer service skills with patients, their families, other staff, physicians, vendors, and the public.

     

    To apply please visit: https://careers-nyit.icims.com/jobs/1802/per-diem-licensed-practical-nurse/job

     

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

     

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