Temporary Office Nurse

Supervisory Organization
Twin Rose- Administration
Grade
G10
Summary
NON-MAGNET DESIGNATED COST CENTER
Hours: Full-Time; Temporary
_This position is located in Columbia, PA._
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SUMMARY: Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine is currently seeking an Office Nurse. The Office Nurse provides nursing services to patients at a provider?s office.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
+ Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults with provider as necessary.
+ Provides patient specific education including but not limited to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes.
+ Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory requirements and standards of practice.
+ Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider.
+ Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
+ Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing.
+ Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider.
+ Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
REQUIREMENTS:
+ High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
+ Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing is required.
+ CPR Certification required.
+ One to two years of nursing experience in a primary or specialty care physician?s office preferred.
+ Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or other related specialty nursing experience preferred.
This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
This position requires a Professional License/Certification.
Education
High School Diploma/GED (Required)
Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine (LG Health/Penn Medicine), at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation?s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties.
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