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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Clinical- Full Time

Company: OSS Health
Location: York
Posted on: June 12, 2024

Job Description:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:* High school diploma or GED and graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program.* Three or more years of relevant clinical experience in a medical office or hospital setting (Orthopaedic, ER or Urgent Care experience strongly preferred).* Current certification in basic life support.* The ideal candidate will have excellent independent clinical knowledge and oral communication, medical terminology, typing, grammar and spelling skills.* On-the-job experience with medical computer software in a clinical setting is necessary to be considered.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Assists in examination and treatment of patients.* Interviews patients, measures vital signs and types information and histories in Medent.* Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.* Removes staples and sutures.* Prepares injections and assists physician with the administration of injections* Assists in applying/removing casts.* Wound care.Enters appropriate ICD-9 and CPT codes into PC.* Completes necessary paperwork and schedules surgeries and appointments.* Telephone or electronic submission of prescriptions to pharmacy as ordered by the physician.* Educates patients and assists with patient inquiries regarding medication and pre & post-operative treatment.* Assists team leaders with patient care duties, as delegated.* Acts as agent for licensed provider.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILTIES:No direct reports.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Must be proficient in the English language, both verbally and written, in order to communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians, vendors, and the general public.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Moderate physical effort when working in patient care environment consisting of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, reaching, and stooping. Moderate sitting and keyboarding when performing administrative responsibilities. Fine and gross motor skills and manual dexterity to operate keyboard and other equipment. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to respond quickly and effectively to an emergency.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Climate controlled environment with occasional periods of being outside.The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.I fully understand the conditions set forth in this position description, and I am fully aware of the duties and responsibilities I am expected to perform.*Experience*Preferred* Current certification in basic life support (BLS) required, or the ability to obtain before working independently with patients.* A minimum of three years of relevant clinical experience in a medical office or hospital setting preferred, particularly in Orthopaedics, ER or Urgent Care function.*Education*Required* High School Diploma/GED or betterPreferred* Associates or better*Licenses & Certifications*Preferred* LicenseJob Type: Full-timePay: $25.00 - $30.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Free parking* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid sick time* Paid time off* Paid training* Referral program* Travel reimbursement* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insurance

Keywords: OSS Health, Harrisburg , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Clinical- Full Time, Healthcare , York, Pennsylvania

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