The LPN is responsible for assisting physicians by providing general nursing care, patient screening, and clinical support. The LPN will also provide patient education and medication administration (including injections). This position will be a float position across three Columbia Doctors sites.
Prepare and administer medication in accordance with standards
Obtain and record patient histories, vital signs, perform venipuncture and collect/prep specimens
Document all medications administered in the EMR (EPIC) in accordance with standards as well as in the appropriate logs
Educate patients regarding medications administered, including but not limited to dosage, purpose of medication, and possible side effects.
Reports any risk management incidents , i.e medication errors, adverse reactions and patient safety issues
Maintains precise records of all specimens obtained and sent for testing
Notifies patients of normal results as determined by the physician either by confidential notification cards or telephone. Tracks abnormal lab results to confirm that patient has had appropriate follow up as ordered by the physician in the patients plan of care.
New York State Licensed Practical Nurse
OB/GYN experience preferred
Excellent organizational abilities and computer skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to be a team player in a busy environment
Familiarity with EPIC a plus
1-2 years of OB/GYN experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred