LPN - Internal Medicine Freedom Way

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 63310

Schedule & Location

Full Time:  Day / Evening (80 hours every two weeks)

Internal Medicine Freedom Way 2350 Freedom Way York PA  17402

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Clinical Nursing Coordinator and/or the Practice Manager, provides safe, therapeutic and efficient care and services to patients. Functions as a member of the health care team at an intermediate nursing level to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care based upon sound nursing judgment, clinical preparation, knowledge, skills and experience. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. In addition, serves as a nursing resource for clinical staff and may serve as the key clinical contact in the absence of the Clinical Coordinator or Clinical Team Lead by providing support for clinical staff scheduling and competency oversight of clinicians.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. References employer requirements and specifications for treatment and procedures utilizing the unique electronic health record platform and executes these as documented.
  2. Assists providers with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care. Obtains and documents reason for visit, patient personal health history, patient vital signs including pain scale with duration and subjective/objective findings as appropriate. Prepares patient for scheduled procedures by assuring patient is undressed and appropriately gowned
  3. Collects specimens as directed by Provider and/or as directed in employer specifications. Accurately and reliably follows DOT and other regulatory protocols as applicable in performing drug and alcohol testing. Uses appropriate equipment and protocols for collecting, handling specimens, processing the Custody and Control forms, labeling and preparing for transportation to lab including proper identification, storage procedures and techniques.
  4. Considers the perspectives and needs of both the employer as well as the patient when delivering care and incorporates both in the overall experience delivery. Embraces the priorities of timeliness, accuracy, reliability and communication in every element of the patient and employer encounter.
  5. Ensures all patient care areas are kept clean, tidy and are adequately stocked with unexpired supplies and medications.
  6. Handles and stores instruments, equipment, and supplies appropriately. Assesses sterility of equipment, operational effectiveness, ensures they are intact, and supplies are available.
  7. Participates as assigned in routine calibrations, inspections, and other quality controls.
  8. Completes necessary documentation and paperwork in a timely manner and facilitates scheduling of appointments for patients who are ordered diagnostic or additional therapeutic services.
  9. Maintains patient records to ensure an accurate and thorough record of the patient’s medical treatment.
  10. Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.
  11. Physician Office Nurse (Occupational Health – East)
  12. Under the direct supervision of a Physician/APC, prepares and administers vaccines, and injectable medications, as prescribed and as competencies permit. Utilizes the Six Rights of Medication Administration. Asks prescribed screening questions, identifies risks and contraindications, questions and observes for appropriate responses or adverse reactions.
  13. Documents all treatments provided, and education given to patient effectively.
  14. As certified competent to do so, performs basic office procedures, examinations, and/or tests ordered by the Physician/APC and/or as specified by the employer (i.e. EKGs, Audiograms, PFT’s, Urine Drug Screens, Breath Alcohol Screens, PPD admin and read, ear lavage, vision tests etc.).
  15. Provides health care information materials and reviews with patient and family members as directed by Physician/APC (i.e. VIS sheets etc.).
  16. Under the direction of the Physician/APC, tracks, reviews, and monitors the follow-up of diagnostic test results to ensure the Physician/APC have verified and the patient has been notified. Relays information to patient from the provider regarding results and follow-up instructions.
  17. Independently able to perform clerical functions and competency with the Systoc EMR system.
  18. Performs front desk functions in addition to nursing functions including registration of patients in EMR system, referral of patients, discharge of patients clerically, faxing, scanning, emailing results to employers. Ability to answer phones in the clinic and schedule appointments.
  19. Obtains basic health information from patient/family members to review with Physician/APC or clinical resource person at the time of the visit or over the phone. Uses this information to assist Physician/APC in determining the urgency for care or an alternative venue for care for patients with acute problems, should access not be readily available at the practice.
  20. Gives basic care information to patients/family members per provider guidelines and instructions.
  21. Uses Universal Precautions with every patient and visitor encounter.

Required Skills

  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Required Education

  • Current LPN in PA
  • BCLS Certification
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)