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LPN - Primary Care

Location
Akron, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
3 Sep 2022
Under the direct supervision of the physician, Registered Nurse, or the Office Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care for patients.
  • Prepares patients for examination and instructs patients in collection of samples and tests. Assures completion of patient histories. Obtains vital signs. Maintains timely flow of patients.
  • Assists with the preparation of equipment, prepares exam rooms and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
  • Observes, records, and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician.
  • Administers prescribed medications as directed.
  • Collaborates with scheduling staff and physician(s) in the coordination of appointment scheduling. Ensures timely treatment of patients in acute and emergency situations.
  • Answers the telephone promptly and courteously, screens calls, takes messages, provides information and follows up on patient issues in a timely manner.
  • Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
  • Prepares patient charts, Posts tests and examination results.
  • Schedules patient appointments, diagnostic testing, admissions and procedures ordered by the physician.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Other duties as assigned


Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of practical nursing.


Certifications:

  • Requires Licensed Practical Nurse - State of Employment (LPN)
  • Requires Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (BLS)


Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
  • Knowledge of examination diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Skill in maintaining records and writing reports.


Work Experience:

  • One year physician practice experience preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

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Details

  • Job Reference: 703254092-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Akron, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent