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LPN - Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Office

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Ballston Spa
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Work Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary range: $24/hr. - $28.76/hr. LPN - Full TimeInternal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine Office - Latham, NYWork schedule: Monday - Friday DaysOur Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Sports Medicine office is seeking a motivated and energetic LPN to join our dedicated team of healthcare providers!The Division of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Sports Medicine is located at 1019 New Loudon Road in Latham. Our division has 10 physicians and 16 medicine and pediatric residents. As a patient centered medical home primary care office, the division is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients. We are committed to meeting all of our patients needs from medical to psychosocial. As a medicine and pediatrics office we see patients of all ages. The division is an energetic, fast-paced work environment. We strive to work together as a team to deliver exceptional patient care.Under the direction of the attending physician, RN, Lead LPN or practice coordinator, the LPN will provide direct patient care and assist in the following clinical functions to all providers.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtains and accurately record patient's vital signs
  • Documents components of patient's history
  • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
  • Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider
  • Performs diagnostic CLIA waived testing
  • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood for lab testing
  • Prescription call-backs per scope of practice
  • Preps patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory compliance issuesQualifications:
    • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required
    • Previous experience in a patient care setting - preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting.
    • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - State Licensure Upon Hire - required--Physical Demands
      • Standing - Constantly
      • Walking - Constantly
      • Sitting - Rarely
      • Lifting - Frequently
      • Carrying - Frequently
      • Pushing - Occasionally
      • Pulling - Occasionally
      • Climbing - Occasionally
      • Balancing - Occasionally
      • Stooping - Frequently
      • Kneeling - Frequently
      • Crouching - Frequently
      • Crawling - Occasionally
      • Reaching - Frequently
      • Handling - Frequently
      • Grasping - Frequently
      • Feeling - Constantly
      • Talking - Constantly
      • Hearing - Constantly
      • Repetitive Motions - Constantly
      • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly--Working Conditions
        • Extreme cold - Rarely
        • Extreme heat - Rarely
        • Humidity - Rarely
        • Wet - Rarely
        • Noise - Constantly
        • Hazards - Frequently
        • Temperature Change - Rarely
        • Atmospheric Conditions - Rarely
        • Vibration - RarelyThank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center, Schenectady , LPN - Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Office, Administration, Clerical , Ballston Spa, New York

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