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Albany Medical Center LPN - Pediatric Behavioral Clinic in Albany, New York

Department/Unit:

HBD - Peds Counseling & Behavioral Health

Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Salary range: $24.50/hr. - $28.76/hr.

LPN – Full Time (Outpatient)

Pediatric Developmental/Behavioral Office – Albany, NY

Work schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM

(Exact time is subject to change, and will be discussed further during interview;

Daily scheduling is dependent upon providers, and clinic needs)

We have an exciting opportunity for an LPN to join our Pediatric Developmental Behavioral office located at 391 Myrtle Avenue in Albany, NY!

The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics offers care for children with developmental delays and disorders. Specialists conduct diagnostic evaluations, provides medication management, testing, psychotherapy, and behavioral health interventions for children from birth to age 21.

Our Autism Specialty Practice provides primary and consultative care to children and young adults with autism.. We are a close-knit team who strive to make each patient experience exceptional.

Some of the common conditions/diagnoses we treat include:

ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder)

Anxiety

Autism spectrum disorders

Behavioral health disorders

Depression

Developmental disorders

Speech delays

Learning and cognitive disorders

Under the direction of the clinic physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Supervisor/Manager, and Registered Nurses, the full time LPN will provide direct patient care and assist in the daily clinical functions to ensure patients have the most pleasant, personalized experience while in our care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: • Obtains and accurately records patient’s vital signs, rooming them in a timely manner for providers• Documents components of patient’s history as needed• Prepares daily patient medication lists for each provider• Attends to the prescription refill line throughout the day, returns calls, and tasks any medication renewals that are needed immediately to the providers, within scope of practice• Assists with prior authorizations and scheduling follow-ups if delegated to do so by RN Supervisor or Practice Coordinator • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff• Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider (assists with immunizations, etc.)• Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked and clean • Adheres to AMC’s regulatory compliance issues

Minimum Qualifications:• High School diploma or equivalent is required• Current NYS license as a Licensed Practical Nurse is required• Previous experience in a patient care setting preferred• Excellent verbal and written communication skills• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting

Physical Demands

  • Standing - Constantly

  • Walking - Constantly

  • Sitting - Occasionally

  • Lifting - Frequently

  • Carrying - Frequently

  • Pushing - Occasionally

  • Pulling - Occasionally

  • Climbing - Occasionally

  • Balancing - Occasionally

  • Stooping - Frequently

  • Kneeling - Frequently

  • Crouching - Frequently

  • Crawling - Occasionally

  • Reaching - Frequently

  • Handling - Frequently

  • Grasping - Frequently

  • Feeling - Constantly

  • Talking - Constantly

  • Hearing - Constantly

  • Repetitive Motions - Constantly

  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly

Working Conditions

  • Extreme cold - Rarely

  • Extreme heat - Rarely

  • Humidity - Rarely

  • Wet - Rarely

  • Noise - Constantly

  • Hazards - Frequently

  • Temperature Change - Rarely

  • Atmospheric Conditions - Rarely

  • Vibration - Rarely

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!Albany Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Medical Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.

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