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Licensed Practical Nurse - Pediatrics

Company: Summit Health, Inc.
Location: Greenwich
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Career Opportunities at Summit Health and CityMD Summit Health and CityMD form a physician-driven, patient-centric network, committed to simplifying the complexities of health care and bringing a more connected kind of care. Our unique network was created by the 2019 merger between Summit Medical Group, one of the nation's premier independent multispecialty medical groups, and CityMD, the leading urgent care provider in the New York metropolitan area. Together, Summit Health and CityMD deliver a more intuitive, comprehensive, and responsive care experience for every patient, regardless of the stage of life or health condition, through high-quality primary, specialty, and urgent care. We are continually growing to meet the needs of our patients and deliver exceptional care to an even greater population. Summit Health now has more than 2,800 providers across more than 80 specialty areas, 13,000 employees, and over 370 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Central Oregon. CityMD has over 150 locations across the tri-state. We share a vision of improving the way health care needs are addressed by offering timely, high-quality, comprehensive care with an exceptional patient experience. Together, we provide the best possible care to every patient in every neighborhood. Join our team! Summit Health and CityMD are dedicated to hiring and retaining the right talent who will contribute to our ongoing expansion and success. We work to set clear goals and expectations, while regularly managing performance and cultivating personal and team capabilities within a positive, collaborative environment that recognizes and rewards success. We strive to make each team member's experience at our company inspiring. Explore our open positions and apply to become a part of the Summit Health and CityMD family. Job Description Westmed Medical Group is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join the Pediatric department. The LPN 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. Manages time efficiently in order to maintain the patient flow. 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. Effectively communicates with all team members to support a cohesive work environment. Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities: OFFICE VISITS: 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. CHARTING: 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. MISCELLANEOUS: 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. Required Qualifications: Graduate of LPN school program Current licensure as LPN in state of New York IV and/or phlebotomy skills preferred Completes competency skill checklist within first 3 months Pay Range $26.00 to $35.00 The provided compensation range is based on industry standards and salary determinations will be made based on numerous factors including but not limited to years of experience and location of position. Total Rewards at Summit Health CityMD Our team members are essential to our mission to reshape healthcare through the power of connection. Summit Health highly values the critical role that health and wellness play in the lives of our team members and their families. We strive to provide a valuable suite of benefits, wellness programs, compensation, time off, and resources to support the wellbeing and personal needs of team members and their families at various stages of life and in their professional career. Collectively, we call these "Total Rewards". Here at Summit Health, our total rewards include, but are not limited to: We've Got You Covered - Health coverage is vital, and it begins as soon as the 1st of the month after you start employment. Build a Healthy Foundation - Various medical plan options, HDHP with HSA option and employer contribution, and waived copays at CityMD Urgent Cares. Enhance Your Health Coverage - Dental and vision insurance, plus healthcare and dependent care spending accounts. Safeguard Your Household - Company paid EAP and life insurance, plus optional supplemental life, pet, and legal plan insurance. Protect Against the Unexpected - Voluntary benefits including hospital indemnity, accident, critical illness, and disability insurance. Retirement Investing - 401(k) plan with company match every pay period to help you build towards your retirement. Work/Life Balance - Paid time off including PTO, holidays, and more so employees can take a break or care for themselves and their family. Paid Maternity Leave - Paid time off for the birth of a child to assist with important time away while welcoming the newest addition to your family. Reach Professional Goals - Tuition reimbursement, annual compensation and bonus program, and internal growth opportunities. Financial Wellness - Educational webinars, resources, and tools to help foster financial literacy. Equal Opportunity Employer Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. Safety Disclaimer Our Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, or file a complaint at

Keywords: Summit Health, Inc., Greenwich , Licensed Practical Nurse - Pediatrics, Healthcare , Greenwich, Connecticut

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