Licensed Practical Nurse - Upstate University Medicine @ Township 5

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Department: Upstate Univ Med Assoc @ Syr
Employer: MedBest
Payroll Title: Licensed Practical Nurse, G5
Bargaining Unit: N/A
Salary: Dependent on qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Nursing Support

Job Summary:

Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients under the supervision of a licensed medical practitioner or health professional. Works within their full scope of practice and ensures that high quality and safety is consistently delivered. Directly reports to the practice’s Nurse Manager. Responsibilities include: Reviews and prepares patient charts prior to patient appointment. Performs various duties related to the patient appointment and medical record, such as vital signs, problems, medications, pharmacy and health history. Epic EMR proficiency for routine clinical tasks, such as orders, changing providers, making/changing appointments, recording administered injections and use of quick disclosure. Enters orders into EMR and obtains insurance authorizations for tests and DME, as indicated in provider notes/orders on patient visit date. Able to act as a liaison between patients, providers, office staff and outside contacts. Ensures smooth provider work-flow, solving problems and notifying staff and patients of provider delays. Capable of collecting samples from patients, performs routine lab tests and administers medications. Cleans and restocks rooms. Notifies Nurse Manager of ordering supplies as needed. Works closely with Nurse Manager and/or secretary staff to address chart/scheduling issues. Assists providers with procedures. Prepares patients as required. Capable of anticipating both provider and patient needs. Monitors patient satisfaction levels to ensure all patient complaints are reported to Nurse Manager and/or Practice Manager to attain maximum patient satisfaction.

Capable of sterilizing instruments, using proper sterilization procedures and equipment (e.g. autoclave). Adheres to practice policies and procedures. Maintains current knowledge of health care issues, standards of practice, and CPT/ICD-10 codes. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

NYS LPN license and 3 years of directly related experience. Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross is required. Experience with electronic medical records. Familiarity with medical office procedures and standards of medical care.

Preferred Qualifications:

Epic experience preferred.

Work Days:

Weekdays during business hours. May include evening and/or weekend hours.

Message to Applicants: The department is seeking 7-10 LPNs for this position. 
Recruitment  Office:

MedBest Medical Management


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.

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