Medical Office Licensed Practical Nurse – Western Connecticut Health Network – Norwalk, CT

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.

CT LPN Licensed Required

Summary:
To assist the physician or physician assistant in providing primary medical care to the patients of the Office Practice.

Responsibilities:
1. Prepares materials, supplies, equipment and the patient to assist the physician or the physician assistant with the patient’s medical exam.

2. Obtains the patients history and basic medical data such as vital signs temperature, height & weight, vision & chief complaint.

3. Provides direct patient care, such as ear irrigation, vaccinations and medications, wound care & suture removal.

4. Collects, prepares and analyzes patient specimens as directed by the physician or physician assistant.

5. Instructs the patient and family on how to perform physician recommended preventive care, take prescribed medication, prepare for tests, monitor treatment progress & note symptom changes.

6. Contacts the patient by telephone to provide requested follow-up, advise them of test results or relay a physician’s instructions.

7. Performs organizational responsibilities to achieve the Practices’ and WCMG missions through a process of total quality improvement.

8. Completes all meaningful use requirements.

9. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:
Required: Basic medical knowledge and terminology. Computer skills/data entry. Skilled in obtaining accurate patient vitals. BLS certification. Vaccine administration and medication preparation.

Minimum Experience: one year

Desired: Proficiency in multiple languages. Phlebotomy. EKG. Successful completion of medical scribing within probationary period.

Location: Norwalk-30 Stevens St

Work Type: Full-Time

Standard Hours: 40.00

FTE: 1.000000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: 8:30 – 5

Org Unit: 572

Department: NW Gastroenterology

Exempt: No

Credentials:
Essential:

  • Basic Life Support
  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Education:
Essential:

  • HS Graduate or Equivalent

Working conditions:
Essential:

  • Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
  • Little or no potential for occupational risk
  • Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force
  • Generally pleasant working conditions.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

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