Medical Licensed Practical Nurses

Location
North Carolina, United States
Posted
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2018
Ref
401450777
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

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

JOB DUTIES:

  • Prepare patient for exams including obtaining data for the medical record
  • Collect and prepare specimens for testing in the Duke POCT program
  • Assist in performing routine and treatment procedures
  • Set up and clean examination rooms
  • Maintain inventory of supplies in exam rooms, replenish as necessary
  • Assist with EKG’s, spirometries
  • Administer medications as prescribed by the physician
  • Assist nursing staff or providers in scheduling diagnostic procedures when needed
  • Obtain Prior Auth for medications as needed.
  • Assist in audit preparations and Performance Improvement Activities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES List factors that identify the better candidates from a group of people who meet the minimum qualifications.

  • Multi-tasker
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of scope of Licensed Practical Nurse, ability to delegate to nursing support staff
  • Considerable knowledge of the care and treatment of patients and special procedures
  • Able to navigate the entity to provide clinical care for patients
  • Working knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions
  • Working knowledge of The Joint Commission rules and regulations

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES:

  • Current state of NC LPN license is required

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/ PREFERENCES:

  • Six months of health care experience required

LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current state of NC LPN license is required

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
  • Must be present on site for 8 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 travel between locations on needed basis.
  • 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 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry 20 lbs.

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