Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered LPN. Prior experience in an outpatient family medicine setting strongly preferred. Current CPR certification through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross is required. Experience with EMR (Epic preferred) Ability to give immunizations.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Assist physician with patient care, procedures and patient correspondence. Give immunizations, exam stocking and set up. Prepares patient for exams for patient's care according to physician guidelines for type of exam. Obtains patient current complaint, vital signs, including height, weight, BP, temperature, respirations, BMI, etc.Administers injections and immunizations under physician supervision as prescribed by physician. Assists during physicians exams, gynecological, well-child checks, etc. Performs EKG, Audiometry, pregnancy, rapid strep, rapid blood sugar, rapid flu tests, hemoglobin A1C, Tympanometry, Oxymetry, Nebulizer treatments, Peak Flow Meter tests as ordered by physician.Enters all patient information into EMR. Follows orders from computerized work list. Calls in prescriptions to pharmacies after review of patient medical record.Takes calls and obtains information regarding patient complaints or requests. Discusses patient requests and problems with physician as needed. Advises patient as needed. Provides education regarding treatment.Maintains exam rooms, stocks and sets up for procedures. Sterilizes instruments and maintains diagnostic equipment. Other duties as needed.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.