The Licensed Practical Nursing staff at Atlantic Urology Clinics are a specifically trained group of individuals who demonstrate expertise in dealing with cancer patients during all aspects of care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Always maintain a professional manner with patients, physicians, staff and the general public while in the work environment.
Provide direct nursing care for identified patients.
Perform nursing assessments and triage for new and current patients as instructed.
Provide education to patients with verbal instruction and printed materials.
Apply rules and regulations for radiation safety. Detect any radiation hazards and provide for appropriate patient and employee safety and report to physicist, engineer and supervisors.
Able to simulate treatment set-ups including proper documentation.
Be able to construct immobilization devices as needed for reproducibility.
Identifies patients and ensures appropriate patient's charts are utilized
Observe first signs of any complications and report to Physician and document report.
Provide patient care and comfort that is necessary for procedures.
Be able to deliver clear and concise instructions appropriate to the level of comprehension of the patient.
Able to assist in lifting or transferring patients in a safe manner.
Arrive as scheduled and can be relied on to complete assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
Able to direct questions to the proper people at the proper time.
Accepts responsibility for actions and is willing to lend assistance where needed.
Exhibits good follow-through on given tasks.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Current LPN license in good standing
1-3 years proven experience in related field
Be an active part of the center's team.
CONFIDENTIAL AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION:
Job Description Clause:
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
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