LPN-Bariatrics – Saratoga Hospital – Saratoga Springs, NY

Summary of Position

This job description provides information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

This position provides a range of nursing and technical care within the scope of practice for a licensed professional nurse and support to the clinical staff to ensure timely and effective care is delivered to all patients. The licensed practical nurse provides patient care in a manner that creates a warm and welcoming environment for patients and families while attending to their clinical needs.

Primary Job Responsibilities

These requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required of the position. Primary job responsibilities constitute approximately 90% of the positions work. To be successful, individuals must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions outlined in this position description.

  • Reviews schedule and prepares charts for the next day appointments.
  • Rooms patients to include taking/recording of vital signs, height and weight, reviews medications and documents any known allergies.
  • Prepares and administers injections and lab draws. Performs phlebotomy. Applies dressing and bandages.
  • Delivers individualized patient care consistent with established standards of care, policies and procedures, and other regulatory standards.
  • Assists with procedures under direction of provider.
  • Completes all patient call backs (same day, provider, etc..) prior to the end of the work day and complete daily, weekly, monthly assignment check sheets as assigned.
  • Maintains complete, accurate, concise documentation of patient status in the office and via telephone (including date time and signature), nursing interventions and patient responses and outcomes.
  • Follows instructions accurately, organizes multiple tasks, and establishes day to day priorities.

Additional Responsibilities

Regularly checks necessary supplies, instruments and equipment. Orders supplies to ensure appropriate stocking levels are maintained

Minimum Qualifications

Education, Training & Experience Minimum one year experience in an outpatient clinical setting preferred.

Certifications / Licensure NYS LPN license

Required Skills, Abilities and Attributes

  • Ability to organize and establish day-to-day priorities while utilizing critical thinking skills in all aspects of the job.
  • Must be able to multitask while remaining professional, focused, composed and positive.
  • Excellent customer service skills and must display integrity, friendliness and compassion.
  • Must be able to establish an appropriate and effective rapport with patients, co-workers and medical staff.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and telephone skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective and appropriate written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
  • Ability to take and follow direction in a positive and appropriate manner.
  • Must be efficient and effective in the use of resources.
  • Proficient in use of computer for e-mail and electronic medical record as appropriate.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.76 – $32.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

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