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Job TitleLicensed Practical Nurse - Medical Clinic
CityBronx, NY
StateNew York
Enter a description of the Job

• Obtain and document vital signs including: head circumference, pulse, respiratory rate,
height and weight, blood pressure, temperature; perform venipuncture and collect specimens for
various labs; perform vision and hearing screening; perform skin testing for tuberculosis;
administer immunizations as ordered by MD/PNP.

• Assist MD and/or PNP in conducting physical examinations, set up appointments for referrals.

• Must demonstrate computer literacy, create and maintain a medical record for each child/youth
and complete all documentation in the Electronic Health Record.

• Ensure that the Electronic Health Record contains documentation of all health services
received.

• Ensure that appointments for recommended health services with off-site providers are made and
that reports from the encounters with off-site providers are obtained in a timely manner, reviewed
by the agency health care provider and scanned in the medical record. The reason for missed
appointments must be documented and missed appointments must be rescheduled.

• Work closely with social work staff to assure that required consents for routine/emergency
care, preplanned medical procedures and psychotropic medication are obtained within mandated
timeframes.

• Assist in quality assurance activities involving services provided to children in assigned
caseload.

• Ensure that children/youth receive all required and necessary health and dental services
within regulatory timeframes.

• Coordinate dental and optometry sessions with on-site consultants and ensure that all
children in caseload have semiannual dental visits and at least one optometry evaluation, with
on-going optometry follow-up as needed.

• Ensure that medical records contain documentation of all required adolescent risk assessments
and STD risk reduction/family planning counseling.

• Enter health information data onto data entry forms as required and forward to IT specialist
for data entry in a timely manner.

• Interface with Vaccine for Children Program and NYCIR. Ensure vaccines are appropriately
stored and that information on all vaccines administered, is entered into the NYCIR and the EHR on
a timely basis. Obtain immunization information from the child’s last known school when necessary.

• Complete camp, WIC, school and any other medical forms for children in assigned caseload.

• Monitor health and mental health care information, maintain MATS audit review tool in excel
data base.

• Attend and participate in meetings when needed to provide health related information.

• Monitor and provide oversight of the UAC program and Mother-Child programs. Make monthly
visits and monitor medication administration, MARS and offer training as needed.

• Monitor and maintain supplies and equipment, ensure adequate supplies are on hand to meet the
needs of the clinic. Help to maintain the offices so that it is neat and organized.

• Respond to telephone calls and take appropriate action.

• Participate in staff meetings.

• Assist with special projects when required and perform any other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

• Current NYS LPN license

• Current CPR Certification

▪ Good written and verbal communication skills

▪ 2 years clinical experience in pediatrics

▪ Computer literacy

▪ Knowledge of or experience in foster care

▪ Knowledge of and experience in management of medical records

Qualifications
Education
Required

LPN Diploma or better.

Experience
Preferred

Pediatrics
LPN
Licenses & Certifications
Required

Licensed Practical Nurse

NameJenny Castro
Company NameThe New York Foundling
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