Yale New Haven Health System

LPN

US-CT-Gales Ferry
Job ID
63678
Department
GF GROTON-ADMIN
Category
NURSING - SUPPORT
Position Type
Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Work Schedule
AS NEEDED
Work Days
M-F
Work Hours
730-5PM 4-10PM
Work Shift
WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS, EVENING SHIFTS
Requisition ID
2017-16872

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

A Licensed Practical Nurse who gives nursing care to patients and performs additional functions under the supervision of the physician/provider. Conveys a positive image of the practice.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Performs patient care responsibilities as assigned
    • 1.1 Identifies self to patient/family and irents patient/family to their roles of each member of the care delivery team.
  • 2. Performs administrative responsibilities as assigned.
    • 2.1 Sends/receives patient medical records and abstracts new patient records into Epic.
  • 3. Performs environmental responsibilities as assigned.
    • 3.1 Sets up instruments and equipment according to department protocol.
  • 4. Performs other related organizational duties as assigned.
    • 4.1 Maintains patient autonomy, confidentiality and dignity.

Qualifications

EDUCATION


High School Diploma and LPN Diploma Required.


EXPERIENCE


2 years of medical practice experience preferred.


LICENSURE


Current licensure from the State of Connecticut and/or New York (when necessary).


SPECIAL SKILLS


Ability to assist physicians in minor procedures (where applicable). Excellent, organizational, communication, customer service and teamwork skills required. Ability to multi-task is essential. EMR experience preferred and working knowledge of Microsoft office applications required. CPR certification preferred. Bilingual preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMAND


MMR is required. Varivax (chicken pox vaccine) or evidence of prior chicken pox is required. Hepatitis B (or signed declination) is required for those with potential exposure to blood/body fluids.
Tdap and influenza vaccination are strongly encouraged.


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