Penn State Health - St Joseph Regional
Work Type: Full Time
Recruiter Contact: Erin McCaw at [email protected]
Under the direction of a licensed provider (e.g. RN, Physician) and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, provides practical nursing care for patients referred to the Clinic within the scope of LPN practice and in accordance with the standards/procedures of Penn State Health St. Joseph . An incumbent also performs related support activities (e.g. answering phones, checking patients in/out, assembling charts, etc) as required. An incumbent uses initiative in carrying out recurring tasks within the scope of practice and established standards of care.
An RN or Physician provides specific instructions for new, difficult or unusual tasks, and is consulted when unusual/ unfamiliar circumstances are encountered. Incumbents are also accountable for developing collaborative relationships with members of the clinic at all associated facilities; participates in clinic-related business meetings, maintaining knowledge and skills levels by attending educational offerings as required.
LPN License to practice in the state of employment or eligible for licensure in the state of employment required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) is required prior to the completion of orientation.
Able to stand & sit constantly; walk frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs. frequently; 21-75 lbs. occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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