Office Nurse LPN/RN Women's Internal Medicine SIGN ON BONUS (Full-Time 40 hrs; Day Shift)
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: May 11, 2022
At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart
and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the
community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A
role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your
Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role,
committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal
best.We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire
country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades
Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet -
recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses'
Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the
Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community
service.PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a
comprehensive benefits package: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
so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to
living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make
medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.Join
us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job
and encourages you to:Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your
Commitment. Live Your Legacy.SummaryFull-time, Monday-Friday,
8:00am-4:30pm. No holidays or weekend. Job Description $2500
SIGN-ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS! (This amount will be
prorated for any FTE below a 1.0)HOURS: Full-time, Monday-Friday,
8:00am-4:30pm. No holidays or weekend.This position is located in
Lancaster, Pa .Office Nurses at Lancaster General Health are an
integral part of the healthcare team in our outpatient practices,
providing a coordinated and holistic approach to care through our
patient centered model. We partner with the Providers and Medical
Assistants in the delivery of patient care and positively impact
the lives of our patients. Through a supportive and collaborative
environment, we are encouraged to advance our skills, expand our
clinical knowledge and pursue professional growth. Additionally, we
serve our providers, patients and their families by rooming
patients, taking vital signs, reviewing medications, providing
clinical advice via triage protocols and providing lifestyle
education. As an Office Nurse, we have the opportunity to
participate in weekly huddles and are empowered to share new and
innovative ideas, influencing clinical practice within our own
department as well as the overarching health system.POSITION
SUMMARY: To provide nursing services to patients at a provider's
office. Patient care includes care to patients in following age
group: pediatric (infant to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years),
adult (18 to 64 years) and geriatric (over 64 years).ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or
without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following
- Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence
based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance
with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults
with provider as necessary.
- Provides patient specific education including but not limited
to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis,
medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes.
- Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming
- Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the
provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory
requirements and standards of practice.
- Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor
surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider.
- Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to
hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
- Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them
for further testing.
- Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the
- Assists with test tracking and monitoring overdue results.
- Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as
- Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after
each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and
equipment after each procedure.
- Assists provider and patient in reviewing and revising care
plans and assesses patient progress. Follows up with patient
between visits as necessary.
- Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring
preventive and chronic disease services.
- Performs care coordination activities among specialists and
transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient
- Assists in coordination of referrals, education and community
- Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to
improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
- Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
- Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive
influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and
colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues
in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top
- Handles all patient information in a confidential manner
according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality
policies and procedures.SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties
are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
- Performs various front office responsibilities as
- May require some regional travel - valid driver's license is
required if traveling.
- Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position
- Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS:
- Completion of a LPN or a RN educational program
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed
Practical Nurse (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing
- American Heart Association CPR certificationPREFERRED
- One (1) to Two (2) years of nursing experience in a primary or
specialty care physician's office.
- Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or
other related specialty nursing experience.#LI-MD1Benefits of
Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health: PENN MEDICINE
LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTHcombines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with
great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local
community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and
recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley
provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and
mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or
Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York,
Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away.
Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and
dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place
to Live, Work and Play.DisclaimerPENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL
HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a
diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on
qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status,
veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other
classification protected by law.Search Firm Representatives please
read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not
seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice,
all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or
directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General
Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in
place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH , and no fee will be paid in the
event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL
HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means. WBH Full
Time Posted on 07/28/2021
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