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Job Description

Job Title:
Lead Licensed Practical Nurse

Requisition #:
18-00917

Department:
ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY & SURGERY

Location:
Patchogue

Post Date:
7/18/2019

Required Qualifications
  • Valid New York State License as LPN.
  • Four (4) years of full time medically related experience in patient care in an inpatient or outpatient settings.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electronic medical records.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environments.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Orthopaedic Surgery and/or Surgery.

Description

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Lead LPN will provide clinical support and oversight of clinical staff and will ensure that efficient and optimal patient care is delivered to the patients in the ambulatory practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Standards of Clinical Practice and Infection Control are maintained:
  • Oversee that all Clinical Standards and Administrative policies are practiced and upheld by support staff.
  • Collaborate with Nurse Manager to ensure staff attend orientation, annual recertification and yearly physicals.
  • Oversee that daily quality controls are performed.
  • Develop and oversee a cleaning and stocking assignment and schedule for support staff.
  • Maintains and monitors stock inventory in the clinics and replenishes supplies in exam rooms on a timely basis.
  • Prepares and processes requisitions for routine supplies in accordance with agency procedures.
  • Monitors the integrity of equipment and promptly reports malfunction, missing or damaged equipment.
  • Maintain the medication room, by checking for expired items and correct par level of medications. Maintain Refrigerator temp log and daily O2 check.
  • Direct oversight of clinical staff assigned to practice.

Other Duties
  • Assess and evaluate staff performance and complete annual assessment, performance programs and competencies
  • Assign staff to work with providers and address staffing shortfalls.
  • Maintain efficiency of clinical operations.
  • Address provider concerns with regard to clinical staff and provide counseling/disciplinary action as required
  • Monitor staff time and approve time off requests ensuring adequate staffing; review biweekly time and attendance forms for accuracy.
  • Work closely with other clinical leads and Nurse Manager to ensure consistency in processes and procedures across practice locations.
  • Provide Clinical support and act as a resource to staff members.
  • Work with Provider when assigned.
  • Provide patient and family teaching as needed.
  • Demonstrates competency in answering phones, patient registration, making appointments, computer data entry and retrieval of reports.
  • Attend quality meetings and participate in chart audits for meaningful use and other department and hospital QA and QI initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Application Procedure

Lead Licensed Practical Nurse- Stony Brook Orthopaedic Surgery & Stony Brook Surgery Associates, UFPC

Location: Patchogue, NY

Schedule: Full-time

Days/Hours: Monday- Friday. Days/Hours will vary. Evenings Required.

 









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