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Poughkeepsie, NY 12561

Posted: 05/28/24 Employment Type: Temp To Perm Industry: Medical Office Job Number: 15677 Pay Rate: 32.00

Job Description

Job:  LPN
Location: Dutchess County, NY
Pay:  $32/hour
Schedule: M,T, Th 8:40am-5:40pm and W/F 7:40am-4:40pm with some Saturday rotation 9:00am-1:00pm
Job Type:  Long term temp, possibly temp to perm


Position Overview: The Licensed Practical Nurse or LPN provides nursing care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices.  S/he coordinates with other members of the care team to ensure seamless care delivery, maximal coordination of efforts, and active patient participation in planning and care. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures and participates in patient teaching.

Typical Physical Demands:  Requires full range of body motion including moving and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.  Occasionally exerts up to 100 pounds of force, such as assisting patients in arising from the exam table, pushing patients in wheelchairs, or assisting patients into/out of wheelchairs.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  May require occasional lifting and carrying office supplies.

Typical Working Conditions:  May require frequent exposure to communicable diseases and body fluids, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other substances and conditions common to a medical office environment.  Requires working in close proximity to other personnel.  Requires use of computer keyboard throughout the work day.  May require use of autoclave for instrument sterilization.  Requires working under stressful conditions and/or working irregular hours.   
Provides Direction To: Clerical assistants, medical assistants, and other non-licensed personnel.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.  New York State (NYS) license with current NYS registration, in good standing.  Record of prior stable employment and/or favorable references. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Minimum of one year experience as a licensed practical nurse or two years as a medical assistant in a pertinent practice area.  Current CPR/BLS certification.

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