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LPN-University City

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Job ID: 195471
Category: Nursing
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Day shift Per Departmental Need

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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?

Penn Medicine university City is looking for a full-time LPN for the Family Practice Unit!!!!

Entity: CPUP

Department: Family Practice

Location: University City

Schedule: Per Departmental Needs

Summary:

  • 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 medicatins, gives injectins and vaccines, reads PPD results.Perfrms electrcardigrams (EKG) and screening tests.btains and tests specimens fllwing standard perating prcedures and dcuments results, taking apprpriate actin with unexpected results. Prepares specimens fr transprt as necessary.Gather infrmatin frm patient and direct t the RN r Prvider when necessary.Assists prvider with surgical prcedures including psitining patients, keeping a sterile field, and wund cleaning and dressing.Prepares paperwrk t cmplete patient visit.btains and dcuments patients vital signs as needed and reprts abnrmal results t prvider.Cleans, disinfects, sterilizes and checks t make sure all instruments and equipment are in prper wrking rder.Maintains medicatin strage clsets.Participates in rienting new team members.

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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