LPN - Stamford, CT

US-CT-Stamford
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-8918
Category
Nurses (RN/LPN)
Emp Status
Per Diem
Hours per Week
7.5
Shift
Days

Overview

 

Contribute to the overall mission to improving mobility and enhancing quality of life for all!

 

We currently have a Licensed Practical Nurse position available for our Stamford Outpatient Clinic located in Stamford, CT

 

Working under the supervision of a MD, you will provide care to patients in the physician office setting. Your scope of duties will include assisting the physician in treatments and procedures, rooming patients, overseeing patient flow, ordering all nursing supplies and stocking exam rooms. You will create and maintain medical protocols set in the office. Proficiency in patient vitals, BP, temperature venipuncture, proper cast removal, suture and staple removal a must. Strong knowledge of orthopedic practice procedures such as diagnosis, cpt codes, crutches, canes, cam walkers are essential. You will be responsible for delivering excellent customer service, establishing and maintaining and organized professional environment. Your ability to promote the highest standards of patient safety and respond to patients and families with consideration and compassion is critical to the mission of HSS.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will be a graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Current CT State LPN license and registration is required. (Additional NYS LPN license and registration highly desirable).
  • BLS certification
  • Minimum one year acute or sub-acute care experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting are essential.

 

Hospital for Special Surgery offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.

 

Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #2 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with four consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.

 

 

 

 

 

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