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Regular Full-Time


Overview: The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the delivery of care to the pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or elderly patients within their scope of practice. He/She participates in performance improvement, and research activities and maintains clinical expertise.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Department:</strong>&nbsp;Montefiore Medical Group<strong>&nbsp;Bargaining Unit:&nbsp;</strong>1199<strong>&nbsp;Campus:&nbsp;</strong>MMG<strong>&nbsp;Employment Status:&nbsp;</strong>Regular Full-Time<strong>&nbsp;Address:&nbsp;</strong>305 East 161st Street, Bronx&nbsp;<strong>Shift:&nbsp;</strong>Day<strong>&nbsp;Scheduled Hours:&nbsp;</strong>9:30 AM-6 PM<strong>&nbsp;Req ID:&nbsp;</strong>211988&nbsp;<strong>Salary Range/Pay Rate:&nbsp;</strong>$32.72&nbsp;
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>The LPN will pre-screen patients prior to their visits, educating patients on telemedicine platform where applicable, assist in scheduling and patient screening and assist in chronic disease and preventative care patient outreach.&nbsp;</li> <li>As a member of the nursing team and under the supervision of a Professional Registered Nurse, or Doctor of Medicine will provide nursing care to patients/clients within assigned practices.</li> <li>Under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse or Doctor of Medicine the Licensed Practical Nurse performs tasks and responsibilities within the framework of case finding, health teaching, health counseling and provision of restorative and supportive care, data collection, monitoring and observation, implementation of treatments, and therapies provided to Ambulatory Care patients throughout the age continuum (infants/geriatrics) that fall within the scope of practice.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><u><strong>EDUCATION, TRAINING, LICENSES &amp; WORK EXPERIENCE:<br /><br /></strong></u></p> <ul> <li>High school Diploma/GED.</li> <li>1 year of related experience.</li> <li>NYS LPN License Required.</li> <li>Licensed and registered as a Practical Nurse in the State of New York.</li> <li>Basic Life Support.</li> <li>Effective English communication skills, written, oral and interpersonal.</li> <li>Ability to use basic data entry and retrieval system.</li> <li>Additional education required by specialty areas/patient care locations.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><u><strong>KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:</strong></u></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <br /> <ul> <li>Fluency in English and preferably a second language, i.e., Spanish.</li> <li>Demonstrates effective interpersonal and telephone skills, both verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Customer service-oriented attitude/behavior with the ability to relate well to patients, staff and visitors.&nbsp;</li> <li>Maintains physical and emotional capability to perform all work-related duties and position responsibilities.</li> <li>Ability to work well under pressure and under direct supervision.</li> <li>Collects data for assessment including but not limited to Vital signs, Height, weight, screening for pain, chief complaint, PHQ2&amp;9. Participates in the plan of care for ambulatory care patients considering age and special needs.</li> <li>Observe and reports to the appropriate individual(s) the vital signs, symptoms, mental status and social behavior and general condition of the patients.</li> <li>Performs Screening procedures: <ul> <li>Automated clinical information system&nbsp;</li> <li>Computer literacy&nbsp;</li> <li>Telefax/copy machine&nbsp;</li> <li>Telephone</li> <li>Centrifuge</li> <li>EKG Machine</li> <li>FlUVID</li> <li>AED</li> <li>Nebulizer machine</li> <li>Hearing and Vision machine</li> <li>Glucometer</li> <li>POCT equipment</li> <li>Spirometry machine</li> <li>Scale</li> <li>HgbA1c machine,</li> <li>Oxygen tank</li> <li>Blood Pressure</li> <li>Autoclave Machine where applicable (Sterilization process)</li> </ul> </li> <li>Misc. Dermatology Surgical Equipment where applies.</li> <li>Allergy Equipment where applicable.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p>For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed&nbsp;rate is the hiring&nbsp;rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To learn more about the &ldquo;Montefiore Difference&rdquo; &ndash; who we are at Montefiore and all that we have to offer our associates, please click&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.mymontebenefits.com/montefiore-difference" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>​</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Montefiore. We are committed to recruiting and creating an environment in which associates feel empowered to thrive and be their authentic selves through our inclusive culture. We welcome your interest and invite you to join us.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of&nbsp;disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status,&nbsp;or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law.&nbsp;</strong></p>