Clinic Nurse LPN - Dermatology
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: Clinic Nurse LPN - Dermatology
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Job Category: LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: Medicine Services Outpatient Team
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Job ID: R-20526
Job Summary Provides primary clinical support to the provider,
patient and their family to assist in the diagnosis and treatment
of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic testing to
ensure completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record
to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean
environment. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients
in specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Job Duties Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief
complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for
provider, and prepares patient for examinations.
Provides direct clinical care as directed by provider.
Assists provider in performance of minor surgical diagnostic
procedures and ancillary diagnostic examinations as directed by
provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.
Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and complete associated
paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and
Executes and documents ongoing patient communication, as directed
by provider, prioritizes communication to the provider, responds to
patient questions and requests to ensure efficient use of provider
time and timely response to patients needs Administers medications
and vaccines including intradermal and skin testing under the
direction of a provider and per scope of practice.
Cleans and sets up examination and treatment rooms between cases,
ensures required levels of asepsis, availability of appropriate
instruments and equipment, and preparation of patient.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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