Trillium Health NY Licensed Practical Nurse in Trillium Health, New York
At Trillium Health, we're committed to diversity and inclusion. You'll see it in our hiring practices, our employee programs, the communities we serve and the sponsorships we invest in. For over 30 years Trillium has been dedicated to providing patient-centered health care to the LGBTQ community & greater Rochester community, we champion what matters most to our Patients and employees. We are a health center knee-deep in Rochester's vibrant & eclectic downtown neighborhood. With nearly 226 professional & clinic staff, we hope you'll consider becoming a part of the Trillium Health family. We are also a National Health Service Corp member.
Trillium Healthis a neighborhood health center that provides accessible, affordable services to the community. We’re focused on caring for all of an individual’s needs. “Extraordinary care, always,” is not just our noble purpose at Trillium Health, it’s our operational system. Our mission targets the complex vulnerabilities of our community, as we address the social, physical, and behavioral needs of those we serve, all under one roof.
More than 30 years ago we were born from the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Trillium Health has grown into a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Look A-Like, allowing us to expand our reach and serve those who too often face barriers to care. From primary medical care, to LGBTQ affirming care, we are committed to our community. If you are interested in an organization that truly cares, Trillium Health may be for you.
Consider joining our growing Trillium Health family as an LPN.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Nursing, the LPN functions as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team in providing the highest quality of care to the patient.
1.Coordinate Care for Trillium Clients
Work with the interdisciplinary health care team to facilitate care
Work with interdisciplinary health care team to keep patients engaged
Actively participate in quality improvement initiatives
Demonstrate positive communication and teamwork within clinic and between departments
- Clinical Responsibilities
Provide quality care to patients under the supervision of RN
Collect data (vitals, height, weight) and report to RN
Carry out nursing care plan
Administer medication per medication policy
Demonstrate flexibility between the clinic pod navigator (receiving/answering phone calls; preparing for patient visits) and floor roles (support flow of patients through clinic)
Participate in the clinic orientation of new nursing staff
Complete a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education annually
Practice within the NYS LPN scope of practice and maintain annual competencies
Document all patient care clearly, thoroughly, accurately, and timely
Order and maintain inventory of medications/ supplies
Maintain ongoing list of patients’ preventative care needs
A.Requires the ability and commitment to respect and support inclusiveness and diversity including but not limited to individuals of different backgrounds, cultures, races, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities or expressions, experiences, opinions, etc.
B. Requires individual demonstration of commitment to the One Trillium behaviors and business impacts and modeling them in the organization.
C. Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, client, employee, protected and proprietary information.
D. Employees are accountable for meeting the performance standards of their departments and must participate as requested in compliance audits, process improvement and quality improvement plans.
E. Other specific duties as assigned.
LPN with current CPR certification. Experience working in community-based health care settings is also preferred. The ability to demonstrate teamwork and effective interpersonal relations skills is imperative. Excellent written/oral communication and computer skills are required. Experience working with HIV/AIDS clients is preferred, but not required. Experience with chronic diseases in an outpatient setting is desired. Previous experience with an Electronic Health Record is desired.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Occasionally the employee must stoop, bend and lift or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.