24 days old

223475 LPN

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Licensed Practical Nurse assists physicians and performs healthcare services to patients. Monitors and charts patients, collects sample, and performs other tasks as assigned, all under the direction of registered nurses and doctors. Duties include: **Administers prescribed medications, gives injections and vaccines, reads PPD results. **Performs electrocardiograms (EKG) and screening tests. **Obtains and tests specimens following standard operating procedures and documents results, taking appropriate action with unexpected results. **Prepares specimens for transport as necessary. **Triages patient telephone encounters and includes provider when necessary. **Assists provider with surgical procedures including positioning patients, keeping a sterile field, and wound cleaning and dressing. **Prepares paperwork to complete patient visit. **Obtains and documents patient's vital signs as needed and reports abnormal results to provider. **Cleans, disinfects, sterilizes and checks to make sure all instruments and equipment are in proper working order. **Maintains medication storage closets. **Participates in orienting new team members.

Graduate of accredited practical nurse program with 1 year of outpatient experience required. PA LPN license required. CPR required

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Posted: 2021-03-24 Expires: 2021-04-23

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Philadelphia, PA 19104

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