Licensed Practical Nurse
Dent Neurologic Institute - Amherst, NY

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Dent Neurologic is one of the leading neurologic practices in the country. We are committed to providing excellent care to all of our patients. We offer a wide range of services, including general neurology, neurology sub-specialty care, and advanced neuro-diagnostics. Dent Neurologic is currently seeking a full time Licensed Practical Nurse for our Psychiatry Department.

Responsibilities include responding to and triaging incoming patient calls, communicating with providers in regards to medication refills and issues relevant to patient care while providing professional and efficient response to each patient inquiry and request. Will provide backup to other triage and clinic positions when needed. Efficient follow-up is imperative to the success of this position.Requirements: -Graduation from an accredited nursing program and a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of New York with 2-4 years prior clinical preferably in the acute care setting-Ability to triage patient problems appropriately, seeking guidance as needed from RN and or Nurse Supervisor-Patient assessment skills-High degree of verbal communication and interpersonal skills to determine needs, provide information, instruct, and provide emotional support-Ability to address and resolve conflict in a professional manner-Ability to maintain strict confidentiality-Previous experience in mental health is preferredRequirements: -At least 1 year of experience in a medical office environment-Graduation from an accredited nursing program -Must be licensed in the State of New York as a Licensed Practical Nurse-Excellent time management skills-Strong verbal and written communication skills-A high level of professionalism-Basic working knowledge of computers