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Practice Nurse (LPN), Family Medicine, Elizabethtown, PA (Full-time/Days)


Summary

The Practice Nurse for Norlanco Family Medicine provides exceptional care to the patient and their families. We are team driven unit that supports a collaborative environment. We encourage each member to advance their skills, expand clinical knowledge and pursue professional growth. As Practice Nurses, the goal is to partner with the providers and other team members to deliver patient care and positively impact the individual beyond just their medical treatment. You will be a part of an integrated healthcare team, providing a coordinated and holistic approach to care through our patient-centered model. If this sounds exciting to you, please apply today!

Job Description

* $2,500 Sign-On Bonus
** 100% Tuition Benefit for Penn. College of Health Sciences

 

HOURS
Full-Time |  40 hours per week | 1.0 FTE

 Monday - Friday | 7:30 am - 5:00 pm or 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
One evening shift per week 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm.  
One Saturday per month 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
 

Location:
Elizabethtown, PA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults with provider as necessary.
     
  • Provides patient specific education including but not limited to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes.
     
  • Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming standards tool.
     
  • Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory requirements and standards of practice. 
     
  • Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider.
     
  • Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
     
  • Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing.
     
  • Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider.
     
  • Assists with test tracking and monitoring overdue results.
     
  • Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as necessary.
     
  • Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
     
  • Assists provider and patient in reviewing and revising care plans and assesses patient progress. Follows up with patient between visits as necessary.
     
  • Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services.
     
  • Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information.
     
  • Assists in the coordination of referrals, education and community resources.
     
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
     
  • Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
     
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority. 
     
  • Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:
The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Performs various front office responsibilities as necessary.
     
  • May require some regional travel - valid driver's license is required if traveling.
     
  • Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position as required. 
     
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a LPN or a RN educational program
     
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse
    (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing
     
  • American Heart Association CPR certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) to Two (2) years of nursing experience in a primary or specialty care physician’s office.
     
  • Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or other related specialty nursing experience.

Benefits At A Glance:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
     
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
     
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
     
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
     
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
     
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
     
  • Child Care Subsidies
     
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

* Sign-On bonus is applicable to new LGH employees with a 2 yr commitment. 
 

** Eligible employees can have up to 100% of tuition expenses paid (excluding taxes, books, fees, etc. and less any grants or scholarships) if they attend the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) for undergraduate and graduate-level programs. 
 
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Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes

Disclaimer

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

 

Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

NORLANCO Full Time Posted on 11/16/2022