Office Nurse LPN/RN Part time Ephrata Family Medicine Lincoln (20 hours/wk)
Company: Lancaster General Health
Posted on: May 16, 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
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
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
20 hours weekly with one evening a week rotating Saturday
$2500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS! (This amount will be
prorated for any FTE below a 1.0.)
HOURS: 20 hrs/wk, with one evening and rotating Saturday
This position is located in Ephrata, 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
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
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.
- 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 certification
- 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.
Benefits 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.
PENN 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.
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LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting
unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment
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MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or
through other means.
LINCOLNFHC Part Time Posted on 07/16/2021
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