Part Time LPN- Ridgefield, CT

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
DESCRIPTION Seeking a Part Time LPN for our Office in Ridgefield, CT. The position will be approx. 25 hours a week with two 9 hour shifts during the week and 1 Saturday shift from about 8:15am-1:00pm. Pay is $20-$23/hr.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Boston Children’s Health Physicians in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate continuing education by completing all required annual trainings, as stated in the Training Curriculum, including but not limited to care coordination, population health management and self-management support techniques.
  • Complete annual corporate compliance training
  • Understand and effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client confidentiality
  • Ensure and/or remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulation

Essential Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform brief histories on patients coming to the office for sick visits
  • Perform well visit questions and tests prior to physician coming to see the patient according to standing protocols
  • Perform in-office lab tests including flu tests, strep tests, cholesterol finger sticks, lead finger sticks, mono finger sticks, hemoglobin finger sticks
  • Document results in EMR
  • Bill for procedure
  • Perform venipuncture when ordered by provider
  • Track ordered labs to make sure the office gets results
  • Perform spirometry when ordered by provider
  • Administer vaccinations according to ACIP schedule and in-office standing orders
  • Administer in-office medications under the directions of the provider
  • Queue medications to providers when requested
  • Fill out forms to go to schools, day cares, employers, and hospitals/specialists
  • Assess patient needs via phone call, answering questions when possible and elevating to providers or booking appointments when needed
  • Take evening call, triaging patients and elevating to on-call provider when necessary
  • Nurses are responsible for evening call throughout the week and are on the weekend hours rotation
  • Operate according to standard orders and standing protocols
  • Enter all charges into superbill
  • Provide care in a patient-centered manner
  • Attend medical home meetings
  • Participate in pre-visit planning
  • Demonstrate excellence in both internal and external customer service
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Current NYS LPN license required
  • Pediatric nursing experience preferred

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POSITION REQUIREMENTS Applicant must be computer literate and have excellent interpersonal skills. Current LPN license is required. A minimum of 1 year Pediatric experience is preferred.
LOCATION Ridgefield Pediatrics (RPA)
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Part-Time
SHIFT Days
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-Exempt
REQ NUMBER PED-19-00031
NUMBER OF OPENINGS 1

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