Licensed Practical Nurse - Surgery - AGH - Full Time (Surgical Exp Required) - Military Veterans

at Highmark Health

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

**GENERAL OVERVIEW**

Provides quality care to patients and families to promote health and prevent disease under the direction of a registered nurse or physician.

**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Performs general nursing care in accordance with nursing practice standards. (30%)

+ Assists with the preparation of equipment and assists the physician/clinical provider during treatment, examination and testing of patients. (20%)

+ Collects assessment data, prepares patient for examination and documents clinical information on patient record. (20%)

+ 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. (20%)

+ Schedules procedures and obtains authorizations as necessary. (5%)

+ May give injections, collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, and prepares them for testing. (5%)

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Minimum**

+ Current licensure as an LPN or LVN

+ 1 year surgical experience required

**Preferred**

+ 1 year healthcare experience preferred.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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