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LPN for Dermatology

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Job ID: 191829
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: M-F 8a-5p No Holiday/Weekends

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Description

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Summary:

The Department of Dermatology is seeking an enthusiastic LPN who will work with the physicians, APPS, and clinical team to address clinical patient care needs at the Pennsylvania Hospital outpatient practice. Dermatology experience is not necessary but is preferred. The position is M-F 8-hr shifts with no holiday/weekend requirements. 

  • The CPUP Licensed Practical Nurse assists physicians and performs healthcare services to patients in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. Monitors and charts patients, collects sample, and performs other tasks as assigned, all under the direction of registered nurses and doctors.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers prescribed medications, gives injections
  • Assists provider with surgical procedures including positioning patients, keeping a sterile field, and wound cleaning and dressing.
  • Obtains and documents patient's vital signs as needed and reports abnormal results to provider.
  • Maintains medication storage closets.
  • Participates in orienting new team members.
  • Manages refill requests and MyPennMedicine messages
  • Calls patients with physician instructions

Credentials:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Required)
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (Required)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • 1+ years Outpatient experience preferred
  • Other (Required)
  • Practice Nursing School

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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