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LPN Atrium Health One Health Lake Norman Family Medicine FT

Huntersville, NC, United States
Job ID: 125464
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday-Friday, hours vary per clinic needs
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31031081033173-Family Medicine


FLSA Status: Nonexempt Original Date: Last Revision: December 2020 JOB SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician, performs nursing services in the care and treatment of patients. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited LPN training program required. Previous experience as an LPN in a clinical or other health care setting preferred. LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: Licensed Practical Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire for Adult Critical Care, Adult ED Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire for Network ED, Peds ED, PICU and NICU, and other areas per unit guidelines ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Provides nursing care activities consistent with education, training, and licensure according to an established health care plan, as delegated by the registered nurse or physician. 2. Directs or escorts patients to various clinical areas, prepares patients and assists with examinations and assessments, makes observations, collects data, and reports information. Performs physical and physiologic measurements using standardized guidelines. 3. Serves as liaison between patient and provider. Administers and documents medications ordered by the providers. Calls in medication orders to the patient's pharmacy. 4. Assists with the interpretation of patient related data. Recognizes relationships between data gathered and patient's health care status and treatment regimens. 5. Participates in recording and reporting responsibilities. Documents findings relevant to patient's health care status or plan of care, document accurately and consistently in accordance with approved policies/procedures. 6. Reviews and documents all procedures, medications, supplies, or additional testing done on the patient's chart. 7. Triages and documents all incoming patient phone calls regarding medications, medical conditions and reviews with the provider when indicated, the necessary care ordered. 8. Cleans and stocks examination rooms and/or other supply areas. 9. Participates in clinical research studies by performing data collection and/or quality assurance. 10. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities. 11. Maintains knowledge of care teams for coordination of patient care, self-management, population management, and communication skills. 12. Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein. SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Good interpersonal and communication skills Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures and protocols Knowledge of common safety hazards and universal precautions to establish a safe work environment Knowledge of computer systems and applications WORK ENVIRONMENT: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings Well-lighted, well-ventilated, and adequate space Frequent exposure to diseases, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 0% 35% 65% to to to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum