LPN Physician Office Nurse - MG Administration

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 48655

Position Summary:

Physician Office Nurse Opportunity

In Beautiful York, PA

 

About the Position

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 by providing support to clinical staff scheduling and competency oversight of entry level clinicians.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Performs specialized procedures, examinations and/or tests as ordered, such as non-stress tests, assists with spinal taps, urinary catheterization, diabetic foot exams, and insertion of IVs.
  • In collaboration with physician, provides extensive health education, counseling and advice to patients and families on topics such as life style changes, cholesterol lowering diets, diabetic control etc.  Effectively assesses patient educational needs, prioritizes patient’s learning needs, identifies barriers to learning, develops teaching plans, and uses various educational tools to activate the non-compliant patient.
  • Tracks, reviews and monitors follow-up of diagnostic test results, under the direction of the provider.  Provides related education, counseling, ongoing review and monitoring regarding diagnostic tests.
  • Following defined protocols, independently assesses patients/callers health status based upon presenting symptoms.  Determines the urgency for care and directs patient/caller to most appropriate level of care, or an acceptable alternative venue for care of patients with acute problems should access not be readily available at the practice. 

Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills
  • Models team work
  • LPN license
  • BCLS certification

WellSpan Health

WellSpan Health is a not-for-profit, community based health care system serving more than 650,000 people in south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.  YorkHospital, a 570+ bed, Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet designated community teaching hospital, and GettysburgHospital, a 76-bed acute-care facility, are the cornerstones of the health system.  In April 2012, WellSpan Health opened the WellSpan Surgery and RehabilitationHospital a 73-bed state-of-the art hospital, to care for patients recovering from strokes, traumas, chronic disease complications and orthopedic injuries.  The organization has received significant, national recognition, including being named a “Top 100 Integrated Health Network” by Verispan, being one of the “Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities” by Health Imaging and IT.  WellSpan Health is an integrated health system with more than 60 care sites, more than 8,700 employees and seven residency programs.

The Community

Wellspan Health facilities are located in York and Adams counties, which offer an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.  Both communities offer abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.  The communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering Wellspan Health as part of your future.

 

Required Skills

Qualifications: Certificate or completion (degree or diploma) from and accredited LPN program; 1-2 years clinical nursing experience preferred

Required Experience

1 - 2 years


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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.

Quality of Life
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)

Equal Opportunity Employment

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.

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