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Job Summary

Company
Location
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Industries
Healthcare Services
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Education Level
Professional
Career Level
Entry Level

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

About the Job

Open Door is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for its Family Medical Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY. The Licensed Practical Nurse will promote and restore patient’s health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with the Registered Nurse and physicians to provide comprehensive quality care and support to patients and family. He/she will participate in cross-functional care teams. The Licensed Practical Nurse will report to the Registered Nurse and will be based in Sleepy Hollow, NY. All Open Door Family Medical Centers are located in Westchester and Putnam counties located just North of New York City, which offer excellent schools, easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities, and superb transportation connections to New York City.


Responsibilities:

  • Performs and accurately records screening tests (including but not limited to blood pressure, EKG, Spiro, vision, hearing) to patients of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
  • Encourages preventative care to patients of all ages.
  • Motivates patients and families by giving support, showing interest and conveying understanding.
  • Participates in patient counseling and education activities related to primary health care, HIV/STD prevention and treatment, child/adult health maintenance, and family planning.Documents necessary information in patient’s electronic medical record.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation in compliance with JCAHO standards and applicable city, state and federal laws.
  • Administers medications and treatments as authorized by the provider.
  • Performs simple laboratory procedures including but not limited to rapid strep test, urinalysis, pregnancy and tuberculosis screening.
  • Assist health team in follow-up of missed appointments and non-complaint patients by telephone and mail.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times as per Open Door policies and procedures.
  • Review patient record one-day prior to scheduled visit to assure chart preparedness.
  • Maintaining current up to date immunization record through NYSIIS.
  • Follows current ACIP guidelines.
  • Participates in the storage and maintenance of medications and immunizations.

Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing; graduation from an approved school of practical nursing with at least two (2) years;
  • Current Practical Nurse License in NYS
  • Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Knowledgeable of the nursing process
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse patient and staff environment
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team-based care environment
  • Highly organized, flexible, and self-directed, able to multi-task
  • Responsive and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent judgment skills and ability to prioritize tasks


There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to affect positive change in the health and lives of thousands residents in Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.

At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in the health of our communities of Westchester and Putnam counties, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please upload your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.


Open Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Updated: August 5, 2014

 

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