Per Diem Licensed Practical Nurse -Nesconset, Long Island - Offsite
The Per Diem LPN under supervision of a physician or registered nurse, assists physician in rendering patient care by performing routine nursing tasks.Responsibilities
- Maintains examining room in proper order by assuring that it is clean, neat and well equipped, cleans medical/surgical instruments and maintains supplies at par level.
- Assists physician in examination of the patient and in such procedures as sigmoidoscopy and performs venipuncture, EKGs and taking of vital signs and administers immunizations and injections.
- Ensures proper flow of patients into exam rooms by periodically checking with secretarial or Central Registration staff and surveying waiting room. Notifies physicians or Office Manager of problems, delays or irregularities in the schedule.
- Performs administrative tasks as needed. Answers inquiries made by patients and/or other callers.
- Performs patient health teaching and counseling either face to face or on the telephone.
- Calls prescriptions into pharmacies.
- Documents appropriately in the medical record.
- Completes forms requiring pertinent medical data (school forms and immunization records).
- Maintains medical records according to established policy and procedure, when needed.
- Sterilizes instruments and equipment.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Must hold a current New York state nursing license.
- High school Diploma or equivalent
- Active BLS card from the American Heart Association
- Ability to read and write and perform basic arithmetic calculations in order to take and record height, vital signs and to comprehend and follow verbal instructions when assisting physician(s).
- Knowledge of basic biology, anatomy and physiology, typing and medical terminology is required.
- Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with patients, physicians and other practice personnel.
- Ability to work independently, concentrate and pay attention to detail.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
- Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential.
- Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination.
- Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong and are able to professional advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside ( Formerly St Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $35 - $45 Hourly. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.