NJ Employer LPN in Livingston, New Jersey

Licensed Practical Nurse in the occupational health setting uses critical judgments in conducting health assessments in the direct management of acute and chronic illnesses and injuries within the scope of state regulations.Plans are implemented through independent action, health counseling, and collaboration with other members of the employee health team. Performs pre-placement health evaluations and determines fitness for duty and appropriate work accommodations. Participates in fulfilling the regulatory obligations of the Corporate Care/Employee Health Service.Job Specific Requirements:Assists the physician with patients including preparing patients and the examination rooms, taking initial medical history for the chart, taking vital signs, making lab and x-ray appointments, and explaining the preparations to the patients and documenting same.Administers immunizations, and injections as directed by physician.Assists in lab procedures under the supervision of physician and based on training received. Performs laboratory and diagnostic procedures, i.e. venipunctures, urinalysis, glucose and hemoglobin assessments and preparation of lab specimens and forwards to appropriate lab for processing.Assists the physician with patients including preparing patients and the examination rooms, taking initial medical history for the chart, taking vital signs, making lab and x-ray appointments, and explaining the preparations to the patients and documenting same.Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients in accordance with nursing standards.Follow-up on patients calls as directed by physician.Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors.Additional Requirements:Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/LicensureHigh School Diploma.Vocational training as a Medical Assistant required.Licensed Practical Nurse Certification.Valid state license to practice practical nursing. CRP Certification. 1-2 Years of Experience Preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and coding.Good English; Spanish helpfulEqual Opportunity EmployerFor more details see online:URL