LPN-Clinic-STJ Family Medicine - #243137

St. Josephs of Buckhannon, Inc.


Date: 05/05/2021 04:30 AM

City: Burnsville, West Virginia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Provides

professional nursing care for office patients using and following established

standards and practices consistent with Hospital policies. Position consists

of both clinical and non-clinical duties. The nurse does not work for one

physician exclusively, but is part of a team of caregivers who work with

various physicians depending on the demands in the office; being a team

player is essential


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION,


CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE:

1



A current unrestricted license

issued by the West Virginia Board of Licensed Practical Nurses or the West

Virginia Board of Licensed Professional Registered Nurses is required


EXPERIENCE:

1



At

least one (1) year of office based nursing experience, preferably in physician office setting, preferred



2



Hospital

nursing experience optional



CORE

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The

statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work

being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended

to be constructed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties

Other duties may be assigned



1



Responsible for understanding

differences and adjusting care as related to age and developmental level from

pediatric to geriatric ranges



2



Assesses the medical needs of the

patient



3



Administers medications



4



Performs nursing care procedures

safely and efficiently



5



Demonstrates understanding of and

adheres to Infection Control policies



6



Assists other LPNs, RNs, MAs,

PAs and other personnel in clinical area by providing direct and indirect

care



7



Must understand patient charts,

doctors orders and medication orders to communicate with patients, family,

and staff



8



Prepares and maintains all aspects

of medical record, including the tracking of all ordered test and results

required



9



Maintains a safe working

environment



10



Helps maintain effective working

relationships with patients, family and other staff



11



Participation in community

projects for hospital and community well-being expected



12



Perform waive testing as

indicated



PHYSICAL

REQUIREMENTS: The

physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met

by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

to perform the essential functions



1



Requires the use of equipment,

such as a computer terminal, fax machine, telephone and copier



2



Requires prolonged periods of

standing, sitting and walking



3



Requires frequent bending,

stooping or stretching



4



Requires eye-hand coordination and

manual dexterity



5



Requires the ability to

distinguish letters or symbols



WORKING

ENVIRONMENT: The

work environment characteristics described here are representative of those

an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities

to perform the essential functions



1



Majority of work performed in

office/clinic setting where intensity of activity can be variable,

unpredictable and routine across various specialties in Primary Care

Medicine



2



Some exposure to communicable

diseases or body fluids is expected



3



Frequent contact with medical

staff, patients and the general public



SKILLS


AND ABILITIES:

1



Must possess excellent

communication skills



2



Possesses above average problem

solving and decision making abilities



3



Ability to plan, organize, and

prioritize ones time to maximize personal efficiency required as well as to

maintain ones knowledge base



4



Requires knowledge of medical

terminology, procedures, and policies related to a variety of medical

situations desired



Date

Reviewed/Revised: August 8, 2017


Statement of Understanding:

I fully understand and accept all information presented

on my job description, which includes both general and specific duties and

responsibilities



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