Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK:
At AHN, employees trust working together and place patients at the center of all they do. This 9 Hospital system, a part of Highmark Health, is transforming the future of healthcare by providing highly effective services to customers, patients and communities. AHN has commitment and dedication to being inclusive, valuing fresh perspectives, and offering the best growth and educational opportunities to employees.
WEST PENN HOSPITAL:
West Penn Hospital has Magnet® recognition, private patient rooms, free employee parking and a generous benefit package (for full-time and part-time status employees).
West Penn’s E8 medicine unit is a 34 bed unit with 21 med/obs/tele overflow and 13 PCU beds. The care provided to patients on this unit could include heart failure, digestive disorders, severe sepsis, and pulmonary edema.
This job provides quality care to patients and families to promote health and prevent disease under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.
- Performs general nursing care in accordance with nursing practice standards. (30%)
- Assists with the preparation of equipment and assists the physician/clinical provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. (20%)
- Collects assessment data, prepares patient for examination and documents clinical information on patient record. (20%)
- Orders diagnostic tests as directed by registered nurse or physician/clinical provider and gathers diagnostic tests and/or examines results prior to physician/clinical provider assessment. (20%)
- Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (5%)
- May give injections or medication, collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, and prepare them for testing. (5%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Current state licensure as an LPN or LVN.
- CPR certification.
- 0-1-year healthcare experience.
- State approved IV course certification.
- Knowledge of OASIS documentation and assessment process.
- PALS or ACLS may be required based on the specific area of practice.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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