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Licensed Practical Nurse (PRN)

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

4704

JOB DESCRIPTION

Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in    accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

 

  • Assists in the delivery of patient care by performing tasks as delegated by physicians to facilitate high quality, team-based, patient-centered care
  • Performs tasks within appropriate, physician-approved scope of practice as requested by RN team lead, Nurse Manager, or Department Director
  • Responsible for patient intake
    • Greets patients and families in a cheerful and pleasant manner to alleviate stress and tension
    • Collects vital signs
    • Completes medication reconciliation protocol
    • Obtains patient history as directed by physician
    • Records intake information in electronic medical record
  • Prepares patients for examination and assists physician during exam as requested
  • Prepares for outpatient procedures and assists physician with procedures as directed
  • Contributes to patient’s electronic medical record by documenting information collected from patient, physician, or other members of the care team accurately and concisely
  • Obtains and communicates information necessary to assist the care team with coordinating patient care and facilitating safe, effective transitions of care
  • Assists care team in pre-work, preparing appropriately for future patient appointments
  • Participates in team huddles and care planning activities
  • Relays messages and communicates physician orders verbatim
  • Maintains clean, organized environment of care. Ensures exam rooms, procedure rooms, and shared clinical spaces are properly stocked at all times.
  • Performs actions necessary to ensure timely, efficient exam room turnover and patient flow
  • Assists care team with paperwork as directed
  • Administers medications (oral, intramuscular, intradermal, and subcutaneous injections, including immunizations/vaccinations) as directed by physician or per explicit written physician protocols
  • Conducts non-triage patient care/communication as directed by physician or following physician-approved protocols and decision trees
    • Explains treatment/procedures to patients
    • Instructs patients about medication, special diets, and other necessary patient education items
    • Telephones patient prescriptions/refills to pharmacy as ordered by physician  or according to physicians approved written protocol.

 

 

Qualifications/Education/Training:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Certification from accredited LPN Program preferred.   Prefer one-year experience in a physician’s office or other clinical setting.

WORK SCHEDULE

Full time

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

Full time

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