WESTMED LPN - Mohs Surgery Dermatology in Purchase, New York
WESTMED Medical Group is currently recruiting for a Licensed Practical Nurse in the Mohs Surgery department at the office location in Purchase, New York.
The Licensed Practical Nurse works as part of a healthcare team by assisting in planning and implementing care interventions while promoting high quality patient care in a professional, efficient and safe manner. The Licensed Practical Nurse will also provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to patients. The Licensed Practical Nurse is expected to keep relevant knowledge up-to-date and apply it to everyday practice.
Introduces self to patient while escorting patient into the exam room.
Prepares the patient for exams and procedures.
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients.
Administers medications including all types of injections, IV therapy as needed and within the scope of licensure.
Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as but not limited to: dressing wounds, performing catheterizations or applying compresses.
Collects, labels and processes specimens accurately.
Cleans and prepare medical treatment rooms for patient visits.
Assemble and use equipment appropriate to specific medical practice.
Schedule follow-up appointments for patients as needed.
Communicates delays effectively when necessary.
Enters patient information into the computer accurately and in a timely manner.
Manages the physician's desktop accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.
Provides clerical support to patients such as but not limited to making appointments, booking procedures, obtaining pre-authorizations and answering telephones.
Manages medical inventory and supply ordering based on par levels.
Must work under the supervision of the physician or Registered Nurse.
Manages time efficiently in order to maintain the patient flow.
Effectively communicates with all team members to support a cohesive work environment.
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of New York
Work experience as a LPN preferred
Dermatology and or surgical experience is a plus
Flexibility in hours and ability to cover other departments and offices as needed is required
Strong computer skills, EMR experience preferred
Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal
WESTMED Medical Group is considered the model for the future of healthcare. With over 350 physicians and over 900 staff, we are a high growth, financially thriving, multi-specialty group medical practice providing superior healthcare to patients and health information to the community. Our main office locations are located within Westchester County, New York and lower Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our offices provide full-service care, including primary and specialty care, radiology, lab services, and urgent care. The foundation for service excellence at WESTMED Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. WESTMED is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. We are one of over 150 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide. WESTMED strives to be a "provider of choice" and an "employer of choice".
Here at WESTMED Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.
We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see WESTMED physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more. WESTMED Medical Group has been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.
Position Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm