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Orthopedic Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Hand Clinic

Requisition ID:

22167508

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: M- F 8-4:30, no weekends, no holidays

Work where every moment matters.

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Hartford HealthCare doesn’t just take great care of our patients, we take great care of our employees too.  At Hartford HealthCare, we offer:
•    Newly Revised Competitive Hourly Rates
•    Tuition Reimbursement after just 6 months of employment and up to 40% reimbursement with Quinnipiac University for colleague AND dependents
•    Generous Paid Time Off
•    Medical, dental and vision plans
•    401K with company match
•    On-the-job training
•    Ample opportunities for advancement

Duties

The License Practical Nurse (LPN) will be working directly with patients and Hand surgeon to provide quality, safe and efficient care.  Responsibilities includes basic vitals, patient record updates, medical history input and review, medication administration, triaging, data collection and documentation, implementation of the plan of care through defined interventions and collaborating to meet patient and/or family education and follow up needs. This role also includes many administrative responsibilities including patient calls, scheduling appointments and surgeries, prior authorizations, faxing, utilizing EPIC to communicate with providers and patients, ordering supplies, maintaining inventory, managing referrals, incoming and outgoing, etc. Responsibilities need to be performed in compliance with the policies, regulations and procedures of the department and hospital.  This is an administrative and clinical position.

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent required

Licensed Practical Nurse License required with one year experience preferred

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the plan of care through planned nursing interventions and physician orders.

Excellent customer service skills with a professional attitude.

Intermediate computer skills for use with email, Word, Excel and other operating systems.

Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Ability to lead and make sound decisions.

Ability to multitask and prioritize.

Ability to handle different patient population including difficult patients.

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 
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