Licensed Practical Nurse - Amherst

Elliot Health System Amherst , NH 03031

Posted 3 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY: 40 hours, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm at Family Medicine in Amherst.# Practices under the supervision of an RN, APRN, or licensed physician. Provides patient care by collecting data and conducting a focused nursing assessment for patients with stable conditions. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Identifies patient and family needs using nursing process. Consults with RN/Provider to determine resources needed for patient and families Utilizes telephone encounters,scheduling and patient medical advice as directed by the RN, APRN or licensed physician. Reviews charts prior to patients# scheduled appointment to assure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider. Obtains and records patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure and reason for visit. Assists providers with patient examinations and procedures. Recognizes emergency situations, seeks assistance and intervenes appropriately. Monitors patient during and following procedures; looks for reactions and other visible complications, reacts to emergency situations, notifies the appropriate person in the event of a medical emergency. Conducts hearing, vision, breathing and EKG testing, records results in chart. Administers medications orally, rectally and by injection. Performs venipuncture, collects urine specimens, and checks urine. Handles all specimens using Universal Precautions. Interacts with patients regarding clinical complaints for effective and immediate response and resolution referring to Practice Manager as appropriate. Participates in quality assurance activities and all training seminars (OSHA and others). Assists in orientation of new employees under the direction of the practice manager. Takes messages and assists providers with return phone calls to patients and pharmacies. Calls in prescriptions with physician approval using the guidelines. Secures patient signature on consent forms for immunizations and invasive procedures. Cleans instruments after procedures per protocol. Orders all medical supplies, places service calls for and performs maintenance on all medical equipment. Maintains stock of health information pamphlets; provides pamphlets to patients. Directs patients to proper sources of information. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE # SKILLS Excellent communication skills Ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities Strong organization and time management skills Ability to interact with others in a positive and professional manner Ability to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to the patient#s age, physical ability and intellectual development. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses and adapting care to meet the needs of the population served. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing. Experience: A minimum of six months LPN experience preferred. Certification/Licensure: Current unencumbered licensed practical nurse license in NH. Current BLS or obtain within 90 days of date of hire. Software/Hardware:#

  • POSITION SUMMARY: 40 hours, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm at Family Medicine in Amherst.

  • Practices under the supervision of an RN, APRN, or licensed physician. Provides patient care by collecting data and conducting a focused nursing assessment for patients with stable conditions.

  • KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identifies patient and family needs using nursing process. Consults with RN/Provider to determine resources needed for patient and families

  • Utilizes telephone encounters,scheduling and patient medical advice as directed by the RN, APRN or licensed physician.

  • Reviews charts prior to patients' scheduled appointment to assure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider.

  • Obtains and records patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure and reason for visit.

  • Assists providers with patient examinations and procedures.

  • Recognizes emergency situations, seeks assistance and intervenes appropriately.

  • Monitors patient during and following procedures; looks for reactions and other visible complications, reacts to emergency situations, notifies the appropriate person in the event of a medical emergency.

  • Conducts hearing, vision, breathing and EKG testing, records results in chart.

  • Administers medications orally, rectally and by injection.

  • Performs venipuncture, collects urine specimens, and checks urine.

  • Handles all specimens using Universal Precautions.

  • Interacts with patients regarding clinical complaints for effective and immediate response and resolution referring to Practice Manager as appropriate.

  • Participates in quality assurance activities and all training seminars (OSHA and others).

  • Assists in orientation of new employees under the direction of the practice manager.

  • Takes messages and assists providers with return phone calls to patients and pharmacies.

  • Calls in prescriptions with physician approval using the guidelines.

  • Secures patient signature on consent forms for immunizations and invasive procedures.

  • Cleans instruments after procedures per protocol.

  • Orders all medical supplies, places service calls for and performs maintenance on all medical equipment.

  • Maintains stock of health information pamphlets; provides pamphlets to patients.

  • Directs patients to proper sources of information.

  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize duties and responsibilities

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Ability to interact with others in a positive and professional manner

  • Ability to deliver patient care in a manner that is appropriate to the patient's age, physical ability and intellectual development.

  • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in assessing treatment and responses and adapting care to meet the needs of the population served.

  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing.

  • Experience: A minimum of six months LPN experience preferred.

  • Certification/Licensure: Current unencumbered licensed practical nurse license in NH. Current BLS or obtain within 90 days of date of hire.

  • Software/Hardware:

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