Nurse, LPN (Pulmonary) - Rye NY

Nurse, LPN (Pulmonary) - Rye NY

Summit Health, Inc. | Rye, NY, 10580, US
Salary Range:$42,000 – $71,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Job Description

WestMed is seeking an Licensed Practical Nurse to join their Pulmonary! The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works as part of a healthcare team by assisting in planning and implementing care interventions while promoting high quality patient care in a professional, efficient and safe manner. Manages time efficiently in order to maintain the patient flow. The Licensed Practical Nurse will also provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to patients. The Licensed Practical Nurse is expected to keep relevant knowledge up-to-date and apply it to everyday practice. Effectively communicates with all team members to support a cohesive work environment.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:


* Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into the exam room.
* Prepares the patient for exams and procedures.
* Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients.
* Administers medications including all types of injections, IV therapy as needed and within the scope of licensure.
* Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as but not limited to: dressing wounds, performing catheterizations or applying compresses.
* Collects, labels and processes specimens accurately.
* Cleans and prepare medical treatment rooms for patient visits.
* Assemble and use equipment appropriate to specific medical practice.
* Schedule follow-up appointments for patients as needed.
* Communicates delays effectively when necessary.


* Enters patient information into the computer accurately and in a timely manner.
* Manages the physician's desktop accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.


* Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones.
* Manages medical inventory and supply ordering based on par levels.
* Must work under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse.

Required Qualifications:

* Graduate of LPN school program
* Current licensure as LPN in state of New York and/or Connecticut
* IV and/or phlebotomy skills preferred
* Completes competency skill checklist within first 3 months

Total Rewards at Summit Health CityMD

Our team members are essential to our mission to reshape healthcare through the power of connection. Summit Health highly values the critical role that health and wellness play in the lives of our team members and their families. We strive to provide a valuable suite of benefits, wellness programs, compensation, time off, and resources to support the wellbeing and personal needs of team members and their families at various stages of life and in their professional career. Collectively, we call these "Total Rewards".

Here at Summit Health, our total rewards include, but are not limited to:

* We've Got You Covered - Health coverage is vital, and it begins as soon as the 1st of the month after you start employment.

* Build a Healthy Foundation - Various medical plan options, HDHP with HSA option and employer contribution, and waived copays at CityMD Urgent Cares.

* Enhance Your Health Coverage - Dental and vision insurance, plus healthcare and dependent care spending accounts.

* Safeguard Your Household - Company paid EAP and life insurance, plus optional supplemental life, pet, and legal plan insurance.

* Protect Against the Unexpected - Voluntary benefits including hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness, and disability insurance.

* Retirement Investing - 401(k) plan with company match every pay period to help you build towards your retirement.

* Work/Life Balance - Paid time off including PTO, holidays, and more so employees can take a break or care for themselves and their family.

* Paid Maternity Leave - Paid time off for the birth of a child to assist with important time away while welcoming the newest addition to your family.

* Reach Professional Goals - Tuition reimbursement, annual compensation and bonus program, and internal growth opportunities.

* Financial Wellness - Educational webinars, resources, and tools to help foster financial literacy.

Benefits apply to benefits eligible team members. The BMC benefits package varies from the above - please inquire with your recruiter.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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