26 days old

Outpatient Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Reston Florida

Riverview, FL 33578
  • Job Code
    853886

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Under the direction of providers (defined as an MD, DO, DPM, NP or PA) or RNs, the LVN/LPN provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and procedures approved by WellMed and applicable state board of nursing.  Is an active member of the health care team to assess patients' needs, provide input into the plan of care and implement prescribed interventions. 


*This role is located between two clinics: Primary is in Reston and secondary location is Riverview.* Must be willing to work out of both locations. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, medication administration, EKGs, phlebotomy) as determined by the applicable State Board of Nursing
  • Participates in implementing established education plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well defined health learning needs
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by providers, RNs, and policies, including referrals, transition visits, medications, procedures and follow up
  • Documents chief complaint and rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination
  • Telephonically obtains information on chief complaint and symptoms and accurately relays information to provider
  • Collects data and performs -focused- nursing assessment of patients; assists in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment and identifies patient's needs; communicates findings to the provider
  • Records patient assessment and care in the medical record in an accurate and timely manner
  • Reviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for patients prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider and/or RN
  • Provides a safe environment (OSHA standards) for patients and staff in the clinic
  • Ensures patient confidentiality (HIPAA) at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
  • Practices standard infection control precautions
  • Ensures medication management follows policies and procedures; appropriately documents medications & immunizations in patient records
  • Follows laboratory management polices & procedures and CLIA standards; collects lab samples and ensures proper labeling
  • Fulfills medication refill requests following approved protocols
  • If certified in IV therapy; starts peripheral lines, monitors and adjusts flow rates, prime IV lines, changes dressing on IV sites (if needed) and discontinues venous lines
 
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
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Posted: 2019-11-12 Expires: 2020-01-05

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Outpatient Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Reston Florida

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Riverview, FL 33578

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