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LPN Hospital III- Preadmission Services- Day

Company: Albany Medical Center Careers
Location: Watervliet
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:Pre-Admission ServicesWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary range: $27.50/hr. - $34.85/hr.

LPN Hospital III- Day Shift
Preadmission Services
Albany, NY

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct patient care under the direction and supervision of provider, registered nurse, or clinical care coordinator as prescribed by the New York State Practice Act. The LPN provides patient information to the health care team that influences the planning, provision, and evaluation of patient care. LPNs provide compassionate care that is respectful of each patient's needs, values and wishes. Under the direction of the RN or LIP, the LPN administers medications and vaccinations, observes, measures, records, and reports clinical data relating to a patient's health status. LPNs perform a variety of clinical procedures, such as urinary catheterization, tracheal suctioning, and sterile dressing changes with verified training and competency documentation. LPNs provide emotional support and educational material to patients and their families. LPNs are responsible to supervise care provided by unlicensed assistive personnel, such as medical assistants, patient care associates and patient care technicians. LPNs may start an IV and administer blood products with recommendation of their manager and additional specialized training.

No LPN, including LPN III, can assess central lines or response to medications and may not titrate medications.

This position is in Preadmission Testing where you will obtain vital signs, height & weight, EKGs and blood draws in preparation for surgery.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtains and accurately record patient's vital signs
  • Documents components of patient's history
  • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
  • Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider
  • Performs diagnostic CLIA waived testing
  • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood for lab testing
  • Prescription call-backs per scope of practice
  • Preps patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory compliance issues
  • LPN III
    • Upon successful completion of medication administration and other appropriate competencies, and successful completion of unit-based orientation, the LPN II may administer oral, rectal, IM, SC, otic, ophthalmic, inhaled, topical medications, and certain IV and intravesical medications per their scope of practice, training, and per Albany Med policies and protocols.
    • To administer blood, the LPN must successfully complete and maintain education and annual competency requirements as outlined by Albany Med and NYSED. Upon verification of education, training, and competency, the RN may delegate to the LPN performing patient and unit identification and initiating transfusion of blood components, provided that the patient has received a transfusion of the same component during the during the current hospitalization. The practice of blood component administration by LPNs requires RN supervision as NYS Education Law does not permit LPNs to interpret or evaluate clinical data or make a patient assessment.
    • All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related instructions given by their supervisor subject to reasonable accommodations.Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required
      • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - State Licensure Upon Hire - required
      • Vocational School Diploma Graduate of a Licensed Practical Nurse academic nursing program. - required
      • Minimum of 1 year of continuous experience as an LPN - required
      • Ability to improve job performance through continuing education.
      • Possesses knowledge of quality concepts, principles, and problem-solving tools and techniques and demonstrates ability to apply in support of departmental and patient care quality improvement.
      • Able to communicate cooperatively and effectively with patients, family members, employees, and others.
      • Ability to listen well, take direction and engage in interactive dialogues with others.
      • Ability to read and interpret documents such as the patient record, safety rules and procedure documents.
      • Articulates clear findings with staff and members of the patient care team.
      • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
      • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
      • Identifies problems, gathers data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions.Physical Demands
        • Standing - Constantly
        • Walking - Constantly
        • Sitting - Rarely
        • Lifting - Frequently
        • Carrying - Frequently
        • Pushing - Occasionally
        • Pulling - Occasionally
        • Climbing - Occasionally
        • Balancing - Occasionally
        • Stooping - Frequently
        • Kneeling - Frequently
        • Crouching - Frequently
        • Crawling - Occasionally
        • Reaching - Frequently
        • Handling - Frequently
        • Grasping - Frequently
        • Feeling - Constantly
        • Talking - Constantly
        • Hearing - Constantly
        • Repetitive Motions - Constantly
        • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - ConstantlyWorking Conditions
          • Extreme cold - Rarely
          • Extreme heat - Rarely
          • Humidity - Rarely
          • Wet - Rarely
          • Noise - Constantly
          • Hazards - Frequently
          • Temperature Change - Rarely
          • Atmospheric Conditions - Rarely
          • Vibration - RarelyThank you for your interest in Albany Medical!Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Medical Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Medical Center Careers, Troy , LPN Hospital III- Preadmission Services- Day, Healthcare , Watervliet, New York

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