UPMC Licensed Practical Nurse, OP - Ophthalmology in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Description

Provides professional nursing care to office patients under supervision of patient care providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Administer medications including oral, SQ, IM and IV drip.

  • Assess patient's general condition and take vital signs and weight.

  • Assist physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.

  • Comply with all policies and procedures.

  • Comply with requirements of appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. OSHA, CLIA, PA Department of Health).

  • Document all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.

  • Draw blood.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.

  • Perform IV therapy under direction of Registered Nurse.

  • Promote wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.

Qualifications

Graduate of an approved LPN school of nursing. One year clinical experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 684359