Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Date Posted: 20220902
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Status: Full Time
Shift: 72 hours every two weeks
Rotation with rotating weekends and holiday per policy
The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.
For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.
Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas. What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds. Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care. Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.
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.
- Assists with the preparation of equipment and assists the physician/clinical provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients.
- Collects assessment data, prepares patient for examination and documents clinical information on patient record.
- 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.
- Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary.
- May give injections, collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, and prepares them for testing.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Current licensure as an LPN or LVN
- 1 year healthcare experience preferred.
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