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Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Location: Lawrenceville, Mercer, New Jersey
  • Salary: 30-35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-09-12
  • Job Ref: 21-18806
Licensed Practical Nurse (overnight shift)

One of the country's premier private schools for grades 9-12 located in the Princeton, NJ area with students coming all over the is looking for Licensed Practical Nurses

We have full-time and part-time hours for the overnight shift available from 12:00am-8:00am Monday through Sunday. The start time can be flexible which will be discussed.

The Licensed Practical Nurse will perform a combination of administrative and clinical tasks within the Health and Wellness Center. This person will work alongside other medical staff under the supervision of a physician.

Responsibilities
  • Helps patients by providing information, services, and assistance.
  • Maintains medical supplies inventory and performing preventive maintenance to keep medical equipment operating.
  • Verifies patient information by interviewing patients, recording medical history, and confirming the purpose of the visit.
  • Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; and reporting patient history summary.
  • Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; and keeping patient information confidential.
  • Counsel patients by transmitting physician's orders.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
  • Serves and protects the center by adhering to professional standards; School policies and procedures; and federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Assist office manager with secretarial work
  • Assist students with medical needs
Qualifications
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • 1+ years in a medical office
  • Experience with EMR (electronic medical records), medical terminology
  • Previous experience in a pediatric medical setting preferred. Ability to prioritize and effectively manage diverse tasks with interruptions
  • Emotional maturity and stability to approach highly stressful human situations in a calm and rational manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate information concerning a patient's condition
  • Possess strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Possess knowledge of universal precautions and infection control techniques