JOB SUMMARY ##### Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in the clinical setting by performing the following duties supporting the nursing philosophy. May be required to work alternate shifts and weekends as necessary at some clinic settings.
Performs other duties as assigned. # ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES # Rooms and prepares patient for examination and procedures Collects patient data and documents in the medical record. Assists with procedures, examinations and testing as needed. Reviews physician#s orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient.
Documents services provided in the medical record. Provides patient treatments as ordered. Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to the RN.
Administers specified medications as allowed by policy and procedure, licensure, and State Practice Act.# Reinforces patient teaching provided by Provider and RN. Provides basic healthcare instruction to family and patient. Performs EKG#s and simple lab tests.
Performs venipuncture to collect blood specimens. Participates in QA # I. Orders supplies. # CULTURE OF EXCELLENCE BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following behavior expectations: # Quality
Follows policies and procedures; adapts to and manages changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness giving attention to details; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Manages time and prioritizes effectively to achieve organizational goals. # Service
Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Follows the Mercyhealth Critical Moments of service; Meets commitments; Abides by MH confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; and effectively communicates information to partners; Thinks system wide regarding processes and functions. # Partnering
Shows commitment to the# Mission of Mercyhealth and Culture of Excellence through all words and actions; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other#s views; Demonstrates a high level of participation and engagement in day-to-day work; Gives and welcomes feedback; Generates suggestions for improving work: Embraces teamwork, supports and encourages positive change while giving value to individuals. # Cost
Conserves organization resources; Understands fiscal responsibility; Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue. # EDUCATION # EXPERIENCE # Graduate of an accredited LPN Program. Experience in clinical setting preferred. # CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE#
Licensed as an LPN in the State of Wisconsin. Approved CPR or BLS certification required within 90 days. TACT within 90 days (per department guidelines) # ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Passing the Driver#s License Check and/or Credit Check (for those positions requiring). Passing the WI Caregiver Background Check and/or IL Health Care Workers Background Check. Must be able to follow written/oral instructions. # WORK ENVIRONMENT The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Occupational Exposure: Category A -All partners in the specified job classification have occupational exposure. # AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED Neonate (birth # 28 days) Infant (29 days # less than 1 year) Pediatric (1 year # 12 years) Adolescents (13 years # 17 years) Adult (18 years # 64 years) Geriatric (65 years and older) # INFORMATION ACCESS Partner may access patient care information needed to perform their job duties. # WORK CONTACT GROUP ### Patients/families, visitors, physicians, and other hospital and clinic personnel
. The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Function of the position with or without accommodations. Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment and assist with medical procedures.
Able to lift, restrain and ambulate patients. Position requires the employee to frequently stand, walk, handle, finger, feel, reach, talk, and hear. Occasionally sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste and smell.
Vision requirements include frequent close vision, color vision, and occasional distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This is considered heavy work. This position requires the employee to frequently exert 25 to 50 lbs of force and occasionally 50 to 100 lbs of force. # LEVEL OF SUPERVISION Work is performed according to specific procedures and methods, but the incumbent must make minor decisions in order to adapt to routine situations.
LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
This position supports the Walworth Mohs Department with Dr. Gharia. This position requires a 0.5 FTE status.
The skill sets of a LPN are needed for the position to support this skilled, busy practice and maintain the workflow This position is to replace Alexa McCarthy, LPN. Duties specific to this department include phone and in person triage, patient education related to diagnosis, treatment and biopsy results, patient education for post op and home care, and being a resource for the MA's in the department. Other department duties include biopsies, excisions, rooming patients, patient care, assisting the provider, and many other duties.
This position requires strong critical thinking skills, multitasking, problem solving and organizational skills, a positive work ethic and drive to go above and beyond to meet the patient's needs. Quality clinic skills, understanding of pharmacology, understanding of universal precautions and sterile technique, excellent customer service skills, and strong teamwork skills. Due to patient volumes, patient acuity and required scope of practice we are looking to fill this LPN position as soon as possible.
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