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Practice Nurse (LPN), Occupational Medicine (Full-Time, Days)


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Job Description

HOURS: 40 hours/week 1.0 FTE- Monday through Friday, 8:30-5, no holidays or weekends.  Could also include coverage of other shifts starting between the hours of 6:30am and 8:00am as needed. 

Location: 2110 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

Sign-On Bonus: $2,500.00

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides technical support for the physicians in Occupational Medicine and coordinates the day-to-day patient flow within the department. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups:adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years) and geriatric (65 years and above).

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

  • Administers drug screens according to each company's written protocol.  Observes chain of custody and witnesses female specimens when necessary.
  • Collects blood, urine and other specimens as indicated by established procedure.
  • Administers pulmonary function tests, explaining procedure to patients.
  • Performs audiometric testing to meet OSHA standards.
  • Identifies examination, prepares EKG strips for delivery and prepares the service requisition as required by the Cardiology Department.  Performs EKG's for cardiologists.
  • Administers eye examinations and uses Titmus eye machine; records results on appropriate physical forms.  Maintains knowledge of ICC and FAA standards.
  • Dispenses and administers medication from doctors’ written order.  Keeps accurate account of medications dispensed each day.  Records medication charges in the computer, including Hepatitis vaccines, PPD’s, Tetanus, etc.
  • Provides minor wound care that includes assisting physicians with the suture of lacerations and application of sterile dressings.
  • Measures and fits patients with proper splints and supports (i.e. ankles, wrists, thumbs, crutches, slings, etc.) And teaches patients how to use them.
  • Telephones employer to report status of physical exam or work injury visit.  Provides communication regarding status of employers’ third party payer as appropriate.  Contacts patients to resolve identified difficulties with those that are noncompliant with treatment plans.  Contacts employer of patient who fails to keep appointments.
  • Inputs data into computerized patient record system.
  • Escorts the patient to the staging area, performs height and weight measurements as necessary.
  • Occasionally orders and maintains business office and medical supplies.  Restocks and prepares exam rooms at the end of each shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Lancaster General Hospital requires a licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse for this position.
  • CPR Certification
  • One (1) year nursing experience in acute or ambulatory care setting.

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.

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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.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 05/10/2022