Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Commack

Commack, NY
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Commack-1701366

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

High School diploma or equivalent and valid NYS License in Practical Nursing. Four (4) years of full time experience in an ambulatory or long term care or private duty care setting. Experience with taking vital signs and blood drawing.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a Family or Internal Medicine practice. Experience conducting EKG’s. Phlebotomy certified. Experience conducting spirometry tests. Experience using EMR system(s). Spanish/English bilingual. Familiarity with the WTC Healthcare Program.

Brief Description of Duties:

The selected candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and will perform the following duties:

  • Provide direct patient care to include: phlebotomy, spirometry and recording vital signs (blood pressure, pulse rate, height and weight);
  • Gather information from patients to fill out the medical monitoring questionnaire;
  • Perform patient injections as prescribed by the physician;
  • Take notes on visit; screen lab values as assigned and notify attending physician of abnormal values;
  • Prepare patient charts and files as needed; maintain patient chart flow sheets;
  • Ensure the specimens are collected and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Record results in patient chart and logs;
  • Enter medical information into EMR systems, including, but not limited to, vital signs, medications, past medical and family history and more.
  • Telephone results to other physicians as instructed;
  • Assist with case care management, patient referrals and medical inventory;
  • Participate in QI/QA projects and maintain unit for delivery of high quality care.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: Occasional Saturdays will be required. Travel between the Commack and Mineola clinics will occasionally be required. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Senior Patient Care Specialist
Job Field: LPN
Primary Location: US-NY-Commack
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Medicine - WTCHP-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Sep 13, 2017
Posting End Date: Sep 27, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $42,000-$46,559 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE CWE
Salary Grade: N7


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