Clinic LPN - Brevard County, Health First Medical Group, Part-Time (job sharing)

Health First Malabar, FL

About the Job

Description:

 

 

 POSITION SUMMARY\:

To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Service and Stewardship by overseeing the medical care given to patients while implementing high standards of care consistent with clinic office and medical policies and procedures.

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES\:

Quality/No Harm\:

  • Assist physician in all procedures as instructed\:

  • Maintains all stock in treatment rooms as well as rotation of dated medications, supplies, and keeps correct documentation of narcotic drugs.

  • Collects blood and or samples as directed using sterile techniques which apply; process with correct paperwork, and direct to correct laboratory for processing.

  • Sterilizes all equipment/instruments using proper techniques, as well as technical usage of any and all other standard equipment used at the Wound Clinic/and or Physician office.

  • Administers all medications as ordered and assures all documentation is noted, as well as calling in medications to area pharmacies when requested by physician.

  • Provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and their patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical wound care setting

 

Stewardship\:

  • Assists in use of equipment and materials in a cost effective-manner

  • Completes all documentation supporting billable activities in a timely manner.

 

Customer Experience\:

  • Maintains documentation and assessment of patients' vital signs, drug allergies and description of patients' complaints on all charts.

  • Under the supervision of an RN, case manages patients with their wound care.

  • Applies dressings as ordered per the physician.

Qualification:

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED\:

  • Current Florida LPN license
  • Must hold and maintain current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date.

  • Must be able to pass colorblind testing to perform POC tests requiring color change

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS\:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend and stoop for up to 12 hours, generally with 2-3 short breaks.

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted and transfer patients from wheelchair or standing position to exam table; correct body mechanics necessary to prevent

  • Visual acuity and hand/eye coordination to perform clinical tasks.

 

MENTAL DEMANDS\:

  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in stressful environments.
  • Ability to assess and quickly interpret data, and assists physician in care and education of patients of various ages and levels of understanding.

  • Demonstrates leadership ability and flexibility.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of exposure to bio hazardous waste, MSDA substances and unknown diseases