Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 36976
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036632183-Cutaneous/Plastics - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr
LCI Morehead Dermatology Oncology: This Dermatology Oncology practice specializes in the care of patients being treated for cancer who have cutaneous evaluation and planning needs. The LPN in this position will care for patients throughout the care trajectory including office visits, punch biopsies, shave biopsies, cryotherapy and disease surveillance . We are looking for a candidate that enjoys working with a team to provide excellent patient care. Daily work functions include: working closely with provider to see patient care visits in clinic, phone triage, helping coordinate ancillary appointments such as lab, referrals, etc.
The best cancer care focuses on the whole person. Their physical and emotional needs. That’s what makes Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute the region’s top-rated cancer program and the only program in the nation to be Planetree-certified for compassionate, patient-centered care.
Job SummaryPerforms nursing care and assists with planning and implementing care for the comfort and well being of the patient under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Assists in maintaining a safe working environment, performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner and maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the ages, developmental stages, and special needs of the patients served.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds when handling patients, medical equipment and supplies. Understands and speaks fluent English. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch, finger dexterity, critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in the patient and unit conditions. Based on the physical requirements for this position all applicants for this position are required to undergo a physical ability test as a condition of employment.
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing required. Current LPN licensure or temporary license as a licensed practical nurse petitioner required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.
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