Licensed Practical Nurse

New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

ID: 7089934
Posted: December 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Overview
New York Institute of Technology offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, it welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world.



New York Tech embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.



For more information, visit nyit.edu.



Responsibilities
Assists providers with patient office visits, including preparing rooms for patients, interviewing patients, recording vital signs including pulse rate, blood pressure, height and weight, and entering information in patient’s electronic medical record.
Performs select clinical tests including, but not limited to, blood draws, vaccinations, urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity, pregnancy tests, blood glucose monitoring.
Obtains and performs COVID tests according to the correct PPE guidelines
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Administers and documents medication under physician’s order and follows the five (5) medication rights to reduce the potential for medical error.
Observes, records, and reports changes in patients’ condition.
Demonstrates appropriate use of Red Bag Waste.
Setting up proper equipment for specific office-based procedures.
Labeling and processing patient specimens as needed, including tracking specimens in appropriate logs.
Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep, and re-stocking of supplies.
Fields patient telephone calls and responds accordingly.
Demonstrates appropriate hand washing technique to insure proper infection control and follows universal precautions
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications


Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Arkansas
1-3 years in a medical office/clinic/hospital
Responsible for functioning within the scope of practice dictated by the authority of the Arkansas Nursing Board
Individual must be able to manage demanding workload with accuracy
Excellent customer service skills with patients, their families, other staff, physicians, vendors, and the public
Computer skills; knowledge and experience with integrated systems