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LPN - Walk In Center Stamford

Company: Stamford Health
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Stamford Health, a well-established, award winning Healthcare System with multiple locations in CT has an opportunity for LPN for Walk In Center in Stamford.As a new Certified Great Place to Work organization, Stamford Health understands what it takes to attract talent in order to improve our workforce and support our mission, to that end we offer:Competitive salaryLPN Sign on bonus $3500Comprehensive, low-cost health insurance plans available day oneWellness programsPaid Time Off accrualsTax deferred annuity and (403b) pension planTuition reimbursementFree on-site parkingMonday through Friday 8am-6pm and some weekend hours 8am-1pm + holidaysThe Licensed Practical Nurse ( LPN) coordinates patient care following all established standards of practice within the State and Federal guidelines. Provides mentorship of non-nursing personnel. Serves as a resource to both staff and management in problem identification and resolution.Checks schedules and organizes patient low; greet patients, documents patients concerns, questions etc---accompanies patient to exam/procedure room and prepares patients for physical exam. Initial patient interview; reviewing patient medical profile , H&P and document in Ecw /manual charting as appropriate.Obtains and accurately documents patient vital signs, weight: reports any abnormalities to physician. Assists with specimen collection and testing as necessary. Documents pertinent information.Assists patients as necessary i.e. walking, transferring, dressing etc.Provides minor treatment as directed by physician, assists physicians with minor procedures.Provides education as indicated after assessing the learning needs of the patient and or family.Documents all patient related activities by end of shift.Schedules patient testing and pre certifies if insurances requires.Responds to all telephone messages (patient, physician offices etc---) by end of shift.End of month checks for expired supplies and medication.Stocks rooms/maintains inventory or exam/procedure rooms.Orders supplies as needed.Cleans the exam/procedure room & equipment after each patient.Prepares exam /procedure room for next patient & physician needs.Notifies patients of test results ( per physician instruction) and follow up.Attends scheduled staff meetings, in service education opportunities and participates in continuing education programs. Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with employees and other managers of the health care team.Respects and protects the patient's rights to confidentiality and privacy and discloses information only for the professional purposes which are in the patient's best interests with full consideration of their legal rights. Displays a positive attitude when interacting with physician's office staff, physicians and fellow employees of the office.Participates in and supports performance improvement and risk management activities.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested in order to maintain a high level of service. Completes required continuous training and education, including practice specific requirements. Demonstrates professional work behavior by following Service Standards. Complies with departmental organizational policies and procedures and adheres to external agency requirements.Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Valid license as Licensed Practical Nurse in CT.*We are committed to building an inclusive workplace that values diversity and inclusion and reflects the diversity of the community and patients we serve.#RN123About Stamford HealthStamford Health is a non-profit independent health care system with more than 3,800 employees committed to caring for the community through a wide range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families receive expert, compassionate care through the system's 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 40 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation.Stamford Health is known for its expert, person-centered care through its many recognitions and partnerships. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Stamford Hospital as a High-Performing Hospital. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rated Stamford Hospital as a five-star hospital for Overall Quality and The Leapfrog Group awarded Stamford Hospital an "A" for patient safety . The American Nurses Credentialing Center has granted Stamford Hospital Magnet Status, which recognizes superior patient care with the highest level of safety, quality, and patient satisfaction. Stamford Health is Planetree Gold-Certified for Excellence in Person-Centered Care and is a Certified --- Great Place to Work.Stamford Health is a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has recently expanded its relationship with Columbia to offer treatment and expertise from Columbia University Irving Medical Center's nationally recognized heart surgeons. Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have created a premier center for specialty orthopedic care right in Stamford, Connecticut. Additionally, in 2020 Stamford Health's Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center entered into an expanded collaboration with Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center.Dedicated to being the community's most trusted health care partner, Stamford Health puts patients first to build long-lasting relationships. For more information, visit . Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter , Instagram , YouTube , and LinkedIn .Why work for Stamford Health?Stamford Health offers an extremely competitive salary with generous shift differentials where appropriate.Our Total Rewards Program is ranked as one of the highest satisfiers based on our employee engagement surveys.With over 100 transfers and promotions each year for the past 5 years, Stamford Health is a place for you to grow and develop your career. Many departments from Nursing to Information Systems and Rehabilitation have Career Ladder programs that foster career development.Whether employees choose to live in the greater Stamford, CT area or commute from New York or Fairfield, we offer free convenient parking and free transportation from the Stamford train stations.Our collaborative with Hospital for Special Surgery, and the Dana Farber Brigham and Women's Cancer Care Collaborative, connect us directly with world class expertise, research, resources and technology to put us at the forefront of patient care.We have a robust Professional Development and Organization Development program that provides both clinical and non-clinical staff with the opportunity to develop and grow professionally.For organizational leaders, we offer a comprehensive New Manager Orientation four times per year. Our program designed specifically for Stamford Health will help prepare today's and tomorrow's leaders for success with an innovative curriculum based on best practices. It will also enhance the skills of our leaders that bring their fresh leadership perspective from other organizations.

Keywords: Stamford Health, Stamford , LPN - Walk In Center Stamford, Healthcare , Stamford, Connecticut

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