Licensed Practical Nurse in Buffalo, NY

Community Action Organization of WNY (CAO) Posted: Jul 20, 2020

Buffalo, NY 14209

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SUMMARY: Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to chemically dependent persons in outpatient clinic setting by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares examining room and supplies for patient examinations; obtains and records patients vital signs and weight, prepares patient for treatment; assists physician with patient examination as needed. Completes medical charts; reviews physicians orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient; collects urine samples from patients for testing. Administers methadone under direction of Medical Director, and notes time and amount on patients charts.

Schedules follow-up and new patient appointments, follows up with patients on lab results, including the scheduling of any additional tests; coordinates referrals for patients through insurance and other physician offices.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/ OR EXPERIENCE: High school diploma and certificate of graduation from a college or nursing school registered with the NYS Education Department.

Salary Range: $34,000.00 To $39,000.00 (USD) Annually

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