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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN

Aledade, Inc.
United States, Pennsylvania, DuBois
August 19, 2022
JOB OVERVIEW: Responsible for providing nursing care to the patient under the direction of a physician or health care provider ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: All duties in the Medical Assistant job description AND:
*Collects selected data about the health status of the patient.
*Participates in the development of the plan of care with other team members and safely implements that plan.
*Communicate, in an attentive and individualized manner in every encounter.
*Verifies the patients understanding of the purpose of visit.
*Provides instruction/teaching to the patient according to the educational plan.
*Documents care provided or procedures performed accurately on patient records.
*Provides each patient care in a safe, comfortable and private environment.
*Provides preventive care information that matches patient age, sex and health status.
*Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for professional practice, continued growth and self-evaluation.
*Adheres to employer work practices as described in Healthy Living Family Medicine employee handbook.
*Documents work processes as required.
*Maintains professional appearance and personal conduct at all times.
*Adheres to all policies and procedures including office and state protocols.
*Effectively copes with typical job stress.
*Performs other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
*Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone. Able to use stethoscope and respond to verbal questions.
*Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to patients in person and over the telephone.
*Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including visual examination of patient and reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
*Other: Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required. Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite health care service, including injections.
*Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.
*Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification/Licensure:
*Current Pennsylvania LPN licensure.
*CPR certification for Health Care Providers.
*Experience: Must have a medical background and 2 years of nursing experience
*Ability to administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
*Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
*Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.
*Ability to take vital signs.
*Ability to maintain quality control standards
*Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
*Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
*Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
*Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.
*Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
*Ability to react calmly and effectively in busy or emergency situations.
*Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
*Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing.
*Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance.
*Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, management and peers.
*Maintain current CPR for Health Care Providers.
*Maintain current State of Pennsylvania LPN licensure.
Please note this position is posted on behalf of our partner practices. This individual will be working at the specific practice that is mentioned in the above details and will not be a direct employee of Aledade, Inc. so will therefore not be eligible for the benefits available to Aledade employees.