Licensed Practical Nurse

Full Time
Mount Kisco, NY, Ossining
Posted 8 months ago

Open Door Family Medical Centers is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join the busy and dedicated Ossining, NY and Mount Kisco locations.

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Company History:Open Door Family Medical Center provides health care and wellness programs to individuals and families in need throughout Westchester, Putnam and Ulster Counties. A pioneer Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides more than 300,000 patient visits annually and serves nearly 60,000 individual patients who might not otherwise have access. Open Door offers integrated services and a holistic approach to building healthier communities. Primary medical care, dental care, integrated behavioral health care, clinical nutrition, wellness programs, and chronic disease management are the foundation of its clinical programs. Founded as a free clinic in 1972, Open Door’s mission of building healthier communities through accessible, equitable, culturally competent health care has led to site and service expansions. Today, Open Door operates centers in Brewster, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Ossining, Port Chester, and Sleepy Hollow, in addition to eight School-Based Health Centers in the Port Chester and Ossining School Districts, a mobile dental van in Mount Kisco, and a new dental practice in Saugerties, NY. For more information, please visit our website at www.opendoormedical.org.
Job Description:Open Door Family Medical Centers is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to join the busy and dedicated Ossining, NY location. The Licensed Practical Nurse will promote and restore patient’s health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with the Nurse Practitioners and Patient Care Technicians to provide comprehensive quality care and support to patients and families. He/she will participate in cross-functional care teams.
Primary Responsibilities: (including, but not limited to)- Performs and accurately records screening tests (including but not limited to blood pressure, EKG, Spiro, vision, hearing) to patients of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. - Encourages preventative care to patients of all ages. - Motivates patients and families by giving support, showing interest and conveying understanding. - Participates in patient counseling and education activities related to primary health care, HIV/STD prevention and treatment, child/adult health maintenance, and family planning. - Documents necessary information in patient’s electronic medical record. - Prepare and maintain documentation in compliance with JCAHO standards and applicable city, state and federal laws. - Administers medications and treatments as authorized by the provider. - Performs phlebotomy and simple laboratory procedures including but not limited to rapid strep test, urinalysis, pregnancy and tuberculosis screening. - Assist health team in follow-up of missed appointments and non-complaint patients by telephone and mail. - Maintains patient confidentiality at all times as per Open Door policies and procedures. - Review patient record one-day prior to scheduled visit to assure chart preparedness. - Maintaining current up to date immunization record through NYSIIS. - Follows current ACIP guidelines. - Participates in the storage and maintenance of medications and immunizations.
Requirements:Graduation from an approved school of practical nursing Associates Degree in Nursing preferred Current Practical Nurse License in NYS 2+ years previous experience in nursing preferred Bilingual (Spanish) Preferred Current CPR Certification Phlebotomy/blood draw experience. Knowledgeable of the nursing process Outstanding written and verbal communications skills Ability to work in a culturally diverse patient and staff environment Ability to work in a collaborative team-based care environment Highly organized, flexible, and self-directed, able to multi-task Responsive and comfortable working in a fast paced environment Excellent judgment skills and ability to prioritize tasks
Benefits:There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to affect positive change in the health and lives of thousands residents in Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.
*At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve. If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in the health of our communities of Westchester and Putnam counties, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please upload your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.

Apply Online