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Licensed Practical Nurse, Garner NC

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionBecome part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse. Processes privileged patient health information, processes physician orders, returns patient calls, and other duties as assigned.Responsibilities:
1. Maintains compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
2. Demonstrates competence in patient care skills within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse to include assisting with exams and procedures, administering medications, reinforcing patient education, and other procedures as directed by the RN or physician.
3. Documents care provided in the patient's medical record.
4. Processes orders, returns patient calls, and notifies patients of diagnostic results as directed by the physician.
5. Assists with the maintenance of adequate supplies, and performs and documents medical equipment safety checks.
6. Maintains compliance with established safety and regulatory guidelines, including HIPAA, OSHA, and infection prevention policies and procedures. Participates in unit performance improvement activities.
7. Demonstrates good customer service skills when interacting with patients, families, and visitors. Exhibits effective communication skills and team work.
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of accredited practical nursing program.Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    • BCLS , LPN NC LICProfessional Experience Requirements:
      • Previous physician office experience preferred.Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
        • Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
          Other Information
          Job DetailsLegal Employer: UNCGPEntity: UNC Physician Group Practices
          Organization Unit: GP Garner Family PracticeWork Type: Full Time
          Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:GarnerExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Durham , Licensed Practical Nurse, Garner NC, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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