LPN - ISH In School Health Pekin
Pekin, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a health care provider, Clinical Nurse LPN, is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of our patients.
H.S. Diploma/GED in required if work is performed in a complex CLIA lab.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Current license to practice nursing in the State of Illinios upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire.
1-3 years experience
- Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Strong interpersonal skills. Strong computer skills. Ability to work as a team member. Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures. Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Clinical Excellence/Patient Care* Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.* Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.* May be required to draw and collect blood and other samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.* Administer vaccines and ordered medications by oral, IM,SQ or ID routes.* Place urinary catheters per protocol. * Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding. * Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status. * Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient's electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
- Development and Patient Education* Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization's intranet site.* Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.* Maintain compliance and behave in a manner consistent with all policies and procedures, including but not limited to Compliance, HIPAA and personnel workplace rules.* Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.* Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.* Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations. * Provide education to patients and families using the Teach-back method per protocols and guidelines.* Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests. * Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.