Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Category: Nursing/Nursing Management
Department: Aps Covid-19
Position: Full Time
Req #: 20494
Posted Date: Sep 24, 2020
Performs various clinical and clerical tasks for COVID operations manager, practice manager/supervisor, clinical team or physicians. Supports various COVID initiatives throughout multiple locations within the WMCHealth Network, including but not limited to testing sites, call center, results, etc. Shifts may include weekend/evening coverage. Training and PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided.
Collecting swabs for diagnostic testing of COVID-19 or venipuncture for antibody testing. Ensure specimens are appropriately labeled and prepared for pick-up. Demonstrates clinical competence in the direct care of patients in established area(s) of practice, and assisting MDs with procedures. Performs clinical duties within scope of practice complying with the accepted WMCHealth and/or individual department standards, policies, and protocols. Documents in EHR all clinical information as directed (i.e. prescriptions/immunizations/ VS/treatments/allergies per WMCHealth/department protocols). Directs and/or escorts patients to exam rooms in a timely manner. Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure vital signs, weight, and height, as needed. Assist patient and physician throughout the visit. Demonstrates a proactive approach to patient care, focusing on addressing each patient’s individual and family needs at the time of service; communicates identified needs in a timely manner. Inspects, cleans/prepares and processes instruments/equipment according to manufacturers’ or WMCHealth guidelines. Notifies patients and reception staff promptly of unanticipated physician/mid-level healthcare professional delays or scheduling changes. Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones. Effectively communicates with all team members to support a cohesive work environment. Demonstrates accountability, sound judgement and ethical behavior in all activities. Float to other areas as required for adequate coverage.
A minimum of one year experience as a licensed practical nurse in an acute care, inpatient, home care and/or adult home setting, preferred, but not required.
Graduation from a New York State approved Practical Nursing Program, must be NYS licensed.