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Licensed Practical Nurse - Patient Care Center Westside Family Health (Full Time)

Company: St. Joseph's Health
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Description:

  • JOB SUMMARY: Implement, support, and maintain the mission of St. Joseph's Physicians: To deliver quality, accessible healthcare with compassion and service excellence. A Licensed Practical Nurse is a licensed health care provider who provides nursing care under the direction of an RN, physician, or other authorized health care provider.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Responsible for the understanding and implementation of all nursing procedures, manuals, office polices and protocols.
      • Possess knowledge of medical terminology, office procedures, and insurance requirements.
        • Responsible for the organization and maintenance of patient medical records
          • Responsible for accurately and legibly documenting information within patient medical records on the EMR, as well as paper documentation.
            • Conduct pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating patient charts prior to appointment review recent test results and correspondence and anticipate necessary services per practice and provider protocol.
              • Confer with physician regarding any incomplete patient tests/ consults or other incomplete orders prior to patient visit.
                • Prepare patients for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting area to the exam room, taking histories, vital signs.
                  • Observe, measure, record, and report indications of patient health status.
                    • Demonstrate competency in medication and immunization administration, including knowledge of possible contraindication, in accordance with New York state nursing scope of practice.
                      • Provide timely communication with patients, make inquiries, execute follow-up tasks, and help to integrate information into care plans.
                        • Assist with scheduling tests and treatment, precertify patient for hospital care and/ or procedures, and process referrals to other providers.
                          • Ability to interpret clinical information and apply guidelines and procedures, per New York state nursing scope of practice.
                            • Assist providers and RNs with treatments, medications, and procedures within scope of practice.
                              • Prepare, clean, and maintain exam room, treatment room, clinical supplies, and equipment.
                                • Maintain a safe, clean, and neat environment.
                                  • Responsible for successful and timely completion of work.
                                    • Readily assists others upon completion of assigned duties.
                                      • Demonstrate ability to manage priorities and balance workload.
                                        • Demonstrate competency in computer data entry.
                                          • Arrive in the designated work area at the assigned time in appropriate attire prepared to work.
                                            • Demonstrate adaptability and accept change in a positive manner.
                                              • Responsible for keeping up to date on corporate communications such as email and internal network such as the Pulse, SJEN, etc.
                                                • Cooperate and help the organization meet its clinical goals.
                                                  • Understand and adheres to all departmental policies and procedures.
                                                    • Participate in population management activities as directed by practice.
                                                      • Understand and adheres to all departmental policies and procedures.
                                                        • Responsible for completing and maintain all required training relative to job function.
                                                          • Exemplify a strong adherence to the professional code of conduct.
                                                            • Maintains a professional and positive attitude and demonstrate a supportive and understanding behavior when in contact with patients, providers, employees, and patients.
                                                              • Follow all policies and procedures mandated by St. Joseph's Physicians and governing bodies regarding HIPAA and OSHA.
                                                                • Abide by the policies and procedures set forth in the St. Joseph's Physicians employee handbook, as well as department policies and procedures.
                                                                  • Perform duties and assist providers as part of the practice care team. Take part in daily team huddles and/or other periodic team meetings to facilitate communications and enhance positive patient experiences and quality delivery of care.
                                                                    • Participate in quality improvement initiatives as part of the practice care team.
                                                                    • Insure job functions align with office policies and procedures and patient-centered medical home standards.
                                                                    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
                                                                      • Respectful, clear communication
                                                                      • Proper charting, documentation, and maintenance of patient's medical records
                                                                      • Ability to work well under pressure and within tight timelines
                                                                      • Ability to multitask and adapt to shifting priorities
                                                                      • Maintain high degree of discretion when dealing with confidential information
                                                                      • Self-motivated
                                                                      • Detail oriented
                                                                      • Provide quality, patient-centered careEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
                                                                        • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program
                                                                        • Licensed by the NY State Office of Professions
                                                                        • BLS certification
                                                                        • Completion of an infection control coursePHYSICAL DEMANDS
                                                                          • Light work - standing, walking, sitting, bending, twisting, squatting, and reaching. Some lifting required.WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS
                                                                            • Category I - Duties performed routinely requires exposure to blood, body fluid and tissueTrinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and InclusionTrinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: St. Joseph's Health, Syracuse , Licensed Practical Nurse - Patient Care Center Westside Family Health (Full Time), Healthcare , Syracuse, New York

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