• License Practical Nurse (LPN)

    Job Location(s) US-AR-Jonesboro
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/27/2020 4:48 PM)
    Job ID
    2020-2111
    Division
    Academic Health Care Center
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.

     

    New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

     

    For more information, visit nyit.edu.

     

    Responsibilities

    • 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
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Arkansas
    • 1-3 years in a medical office/clinic/hospital
    • Responsible for functioning within the scope of practice dictated by the authroity of the Arkansas Nursing Board
    • Individual must be able to manage demanding workload with accuracy
    • Excellent customer service skills with patients, their families, other staff, physicians, vendors, and the public.

     

     

     

     

     

     Please submit cover letter & resume for consideration

     

     

     

    New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

     

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