Performs a variety of patient care activities in accordance with established standards and practices.
1.Triage incoming telephone calls; responds to questions regarding medications and treatment instruction; coordinates telephone requests to refill prescription drug medications in accordance with physician's directions and protocols.
2.Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical nursing standards; observes, records, and reports patient's condition; advises physician of patient's adverse reactions to drugs and / or treatments.
3.Provides patient education and teaching under the direction of a physician; answers questions regarding diagnostic testing and treatment.
4.Dresses wounds according to standard clinical procedures.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Successful completion of an accredited practical nurse program.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
State of Georgia licensure as a practical nurse.
American Heart Association BLS Card