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LPN - DUKE PERINATAL CLINIC OF DURHAM

Company: Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC
Location: Durham
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description LPN – DUKE PERINATAL CLINIC OF DURHAMThe Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) of Duke Health is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice comprised of 140 clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians and employees and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect. To learn more about our culture, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Mq59-No-kWe are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to be an integral member of the healthcare team and provide direct and indirect care to patients at the Duke Perinatal Clinic at 2608 Erwin Road in Durham, NC. This position allows the unique opportunity to get to know patients during their prenatal period and for continuous learning as the patients have a variety of health conditions. The schedule for this position is 8:30am-5pm or 9am-5:30pm with no weekends or holidays. WE INVITE YOU TO APPLY IF:

  • You are compassionate, have top notch interpersonal skills and are able to maintain calm when assisting patients in need of care.
  • You are detail oriented, conscientious and take pride in ensuring accuracy in your work.
  • You are collaborative and excited to be part of a care team. Job Duties:
    • Perform intake with patients to include vital signs, visit information, and other clinical information as indicated.
    • Room patients, complete direct patient care.
    • Complete abstracts/FMLA paperwork, sterilize instruments, participate in committees.
    • 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 pelvic exams, collecting cultures/pap smears, endometrial biopsies, IUD placements, etc.
    • Phlebotomy
    • Performs tasks such as set up for clinical procedures, EKG, high level disinfection & sterilization, record abstractions, FMLA paperwork completion and other miscellaneous appropriate tasks within scope of practice.
    • Participates in performance improvement projects and/or clinic committees and assists in Joint Commission preparedness. Required Qualifications:
      • Graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse program is required.
      • Current State of North Carolina LPN licensure and BLS Certification are required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
        • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
        • Knowledge of sterile techniques, special procedures and processes involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.
        • Knowledge of sanitation, personal hygiene and basic health and safety precautions applicable for work in a clinic setting.
        • Knowledge of infection control procedures, safety precautions and age specific competencies.
        • Knowledge of daily clinic preparation process, patient flow through clinic, skills necessary to assist with routine clinic exams.
        • Ability to document and communicate pertinent information and establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff. Additional InformationCertain jobs in the Private Diagnostic Clinic may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.The Private Diagnostic Clinic is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The PDC aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Keywords: Private Diagnostic Clinic PLLC, Durham , LPN - DUKE PERINATAL CLINIC OF DURHAM, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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