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LPN - Community Endocrinology Office

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Work Shift:Weekend_Day (United States of America)LPN - Full TimeCommunity Endocrinology Office Work schedule: Monday - Friday Join our Community Endocrinology office located at 220 Washington Ave Ext in Albany! We offer a nurturing and friendly team-oriented work environment centered with efficient and compassionate patient care.Our Community Endocrinology office sees patients for endocrine diseases including diabetes, thyroid diseases, disorders of calcium metabolism such as hyperparathyroidism and osteoporosis as well as a host of other endocrine diagnoses. We also see patients for primary care and will therefore accommodate patients who are sick for urgent visits. We pride ourselves on our highly professional and compassionate care and have repeatedly been graded as providing superior care. That care is accomplished largely through the efforts of the doctors, PA's, NP's, diabetes educators, nurses, pharmacists, technologists (ultrasound, dexa), laboratory professionals as well as medical assistants, secretaries and professional managers. Working in our office will allow you to learn about these disease states, the most up to date diagnostics and therapeutics and increase your personal growth. We believe that a team approach best serves our patients and have assembled a team of experts that will make your work here more rewarding.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Obtains and accurately records 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 EKG's and diagnostic CLIA waived 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
  • Provides sample medication to patients under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory compliance issues
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by managementMinimum Requirements:
    • High School diploma or equivalent is required
    • Current NYS license as a Licensed Practical Nurse
    • 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--Thank 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 - Community Endocrinology Office, Healthcare , Round Lake, New York

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