LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Adecco Medical and Science is seeking an LPN in Syracuse, NY, to work with the physicians and other medical personnel to care for and treat patients in the medical office. This position is responsible for ensuring that all clinicians are supported in such a manner as to facilitate as much direct patient/clinician contact as possible. This position works collaboratively with all other staff to assist the clinician and facilitate successful interaction between the patient and the practice team. This position reflects and carries forward the mission and goals of the practice both internally and throughout the community.
Duties

Referrals
Prepares patient for examinations and assists provider during the examination.
Assists Medical Assistants with blood draws, EKG’s and vitals, under the direction of the provider, as needed.
Prepares progress notes within the EMR for patient appointment and acts as scribe for providers during the examination.
Update and maintain records of vital statistics, medical history, and medication list (OTC and Rx) directly into the patient’s record within the EMR.
Administers injections per standing orders and documents in the patient’s record.
At the direction of the provider, assists with emergency and minor surgery and dresses wounds and incisions consistent with office protocol.
At the direction of the provider, orders specified laboratory tests consistent with test tracking policies and procedures.
Under the supervision of the provider, dispenses medication samples to patients from the Med Closet.
Maintains Med Closet for orderliness and sample bag supply.
Responsible for reviewing the patient’s ongoing plan of care/self management to ensure that all necessary resources are available to and accessible by the clinician providing care at the time of the encounter, including educating patients to manage conditions (preventive health and chronic disease management), consistent with standing orders.
Responsible to document patient communications in patient’s medical record.
Responsible to have complete and current knowledge of all equipment used for patient care.
Manages lab and imaging referrals.

Required Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent. Copy of diploma or GED certificate required.
Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing Program.
Demonstrated experience in computer use.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine correspondence.
Ability to speak to diverse types of patients and healthcare professionals

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, References

Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate required
Current NYS LPN License
Two (2) documents from “Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification”
References required

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_2_101083_331366