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LPN - Atrium Health - Carolinas Rehab - Outpatient - PT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 3403
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 44011011737657-Rehabilitation Services - Physician Clinic
Location: Charlotte - 1100 Blythe Blvd

Overview

As one of the nation’s leading – and largest – rehabilitation providers, Atrium Health delivers comprehensivestate-of-the-art care and top outcomes. Backed by Carolinas Rehabilitation, named a Best Rehabilitation Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, we offer an unmatched level of expertise in the Southeast. Our board-certified doctors, nurses and therapists specialize in innovative, personalized therapy for common to complex conditions due to injury or illness.

The Comprehensive Rehabilitation team is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of qualified professionals who work together to meet the needs of the patient in an acute-care, inpatient -rehabilitation setting. The rehabilitation patient is one whose life has been negatively impacted by an event, such as an injury or illness.  Our team-oriented units focus on meeting the rehabilitation needs of patients with a variety of medical diagnoses to include stroke, spinal cord injury, amputations, joint replacements, orthopedic ailments, oncology, brain injuries and general medical disorders.  As part of this dynamic team, your role will be to assist the patient in reaching an optimal level of function that is aligned with the goal of returning to their home. The Rehabilitation Nurse also helps the patient adapt to an altered lifestyle by working collaboratively with the rehabilitation team and by maintaining a therapeutic environment that is conducive to the development of the patient and their caregiver.  In this role, you will help to develop and implement strategies based on established nursing theories that encourage self-care, and helps to foster the physical, spiritual and the psychosocial well-being of the patient.  Our team is ambitious and innovative as we strive to meet the needs of our patients while restoring their quality of life.

Job Summary

Functions in the physician office or ambulatory care practice to provide nursing services in an office setting. Works as part of a care team to improve the execution of quality requirements, increase throughput, improve efficiency, and enhance the overall patient experience.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care or arrange for the provision of appropriate care, for patients, as pertinent to the scope of nursing practice and specialty of the office setting.
  • Appropriately and accurately documents all patient care/interactions in patient medical record.
  • Participates in telephone triage by obtaining clinically appropriate data and symptoms from the patient and advises and instructs patients according to established protocols and/or orders from the provider.
  • Ensures that all ordered laboratory and diagnostic tests are tracked and logged, and that the provider is presented with all test results.
  • Pre-visit planning with provider and care team.
  • Medication administration, including injections.
  • Check vital signs, height, weight
  • Assist with reviewing medication history and updating medication list.
  • May assist with satisfaction of pertinent health maintenance requirements.
  • Assists providers during procedures and examinations and performs instrument and room clean-up.
  • Utilizes standard precautions. Complies with Policies; Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards; Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations; and The Joint Commission (TJC), Division of Facility Services (DFS), and other Regulatory Agency standards as applicable to the practice.
  • Reports patient's condition and reaction to the provider following procedures, medication administration, or treatments.
  • Assists with patient inquiries for prescription refills, appointment scheduling, and referral authorization as needed.
  • Participates in electronic documentation of care at the direction of the provider.
  • May enter orders in EMR (computerized physician order entry CPOE) per provider order.
  • Completes Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) approved waived laboratory tests and practice-specific diagnostic testing; including Point of Care testing for Hemoglobin A1C and other Point of Care testing as applicable. Adheres to CLIA standards. Performs Quality Control and maintenance for Point of Care in-office lab procedures, as applicable.
  • Performs venipuncture. May be required to assist with collection of specimens of body fluids such as urine and blood for laboratory testing. Completes lab requisitions and prepares specimens for pick-up.
  • Provides patient with Depart Summary and review at the end of the visit
  • Responsible for all vaccine and pharmaceutical orders including North Carolina Immunization Registry (NCIR) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) regulations and monitoring inventory level of clinical supplies specific to the practice setting.

Physical Requirements

Work consistently requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Possible exposure to communicable diseases. Must speak, read, and write Basic English fluently. Intact senses of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Manual finger dexterity.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Licensed Practical Nurse with current license to practice in NC or SC (dependent on the practice's physical location) required. Graduate of an Accredited School of practical nursing required. Previous medical office experience preferred. Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS cert required.