LPN - Orthopedics

Cayuga Medical Associates Ithaca, NY
Cayuga Medical Associates, a multi-specialty group in Ithaca, NY is currently searching for an LPN to join their busy Orthopedics office. The purpose of this job is to support the physicians and/or mid-level providers in the practice with clinical activities and direct patient care. The LPN may also assist in appointment scheduling and other related activities for optimal patient service.

Essential Job Functions:

* Perform clinical duties in accordance with the scope of practice per LPN license and in accordance with NYS laws and regulations.

* Carry out all assigned clinical procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients, per practice protocol.

* Take and record patients vital signs.

* Prepare exam rooms and sterilize equipment and supplies per protocols.

* Assist physicians/providers with procedures, patient care and/or scheduling, per office protocol

* Provide call management for physicians/providers with regard to clinical questions, prescription refills, test results and other patient calls per practice protocols.

* Prepare patients record for visit, as directed by physician/provider.

Requirements:

* Graduation from an accredited LPN program

* Current NYS licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

* Demonstrated clinical competency

* Knowledge of medical terminology

* Knowledge of diseases and treatment

* Ability to apply aseptic tech and sterilization

* Knowledge of the practice management system, EMR and scheduling protocols

* Basic keyboard skill

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* High level of accuracy in performing responsibilities

* Exceptional service attitude and communication style

* Professional appearance and demeanor

Cayuga Medical Associates is an equal opportunity employer.