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Albany Medical Center

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) I: B3W: Orthopedics, Schenectady, NY

Albany Medical Center

Location:Schenectady, NY, 12306

Job Description


Elective Orthopedics - B3W

Work Shift:

Night (United States of America)B3W Elective Orthopedics: LPN

The Licensed Practical Nurse works within the framework of the Patient Care Services Organization as a member of the health care team. The primary responsibility of the Licensed Practical Nurse is to deliver patient care under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse within the realm of the New York State Practice Act.

Salary Range: $24 - $28.76

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Obtain and accurately record patients vital signs
  • Documents components of patients history
  • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
  • Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider
  • Performs diagnostic CLIA waived testing
  • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood for lab testing
  • Prescription call-backs per scope of practice
  • Preps patients chart for pertinent clinical information
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
  • Adheres to AMCs regulatory compliance issues

Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a patient care setting - preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting.
  • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - State Licensure Upon Hire - required

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a need to know and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.