Licensed Practical Nurse, South Durham Otolaryngology

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2018
Ref
401457483
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

South Durham Otolaryngology 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: 
Assume responsibilities for direct nursing care of assigned patients under the supervision of a registered nurse or physician in patient care area. Administer medications and special nursing care techniques prescribed for assigned patients. Provides nursing services to patients and families in accordance with the scope of the LPN as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. 

JOB DUTIES: 

  • Perform intake with patients to include vital signs, visit information, and other clinical information as indicated.
  • Perform telephone message taking with patients, document encounter, follow protocols established by clinic leadership, and inform provider.
  • Administer medications to patients as ordered by providers or by established protocols following the six rights of medication administration.
  • Assists providers with procedures such as balloon sinuplasty, biopsy, excision
  • Participates in performance improvement projects.
  • Performs tasks such as set up for clinical procedures, high level disinfection & sterilization or other miscellaneous appropriate tasks within scope of practice.
  • Attain prior authorizations for medications and durable medical equipment as indicated.
  • Float in clinic to cover patient and provider needs as delegated by nurse manager, health center administrator, charge nurse, or nurse team lead.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Previous experience in ambulatory care setting.
  • Previous experience with otolaryngology, surgery.
  • Previous experience with high level disinfection, sterilization

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES: 
Work requires graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program and successful completion of an approved Pharmacology program. 
 
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES: 
One year experience as LPN strongly preferred. 
 
LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 
Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.
 
 WORKING CONDITIONS: 

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 9 hour shifts during standard business hours.
  • Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
  • Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs
  • Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
  • Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
  • Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.

Requisition Number 401457483
Location Durham
Duke Entity PRIVATE DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS
Job Code 4521 MLPN
Job Family Level C2
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Education
Work requires graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program and successful completion of an approved Pharmacology program.

Experience
No experience required.

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