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LPN, Physician Center - Women's Health

Company: Licking Memorial
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

PHYSICIAN CENTER LPNPosition SummaryUnder the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician, provides to individuals and groups nursing care requiring the application of basic knowledge of the biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences.ResponsibilitiesAssists Physicians, NP's, RN's in assessment of patients and contributes information in planning and evaluating quality patient care.Provides direct technical nursing care to patients.Administers medications ordered by a licensed provider after having completed the 90-hour Pharmacology Course and passing the National Exam.Maintains excellence in clinical competency and nursing skills through continuing forms Physician, NP, or RN of patient's symptoms, reactions, progress and other information pertaining to patient's care.Maintains a clean, safe and orderly patient, visitor, and staff environment. Practices Universal Precautions.Participates in the ongoing quality improvement program and responds to results obtained from data collection.RequirementsGraduate of accredited Practical Nursing program maintains current licensure in State ofOhio.Functions within the scope of practice of nursing for a licensed practical nurse as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.Maintains Basic Life Support (CPR) certification through American Heart Association.Possess basic analytical ability to perform assigned tasks and gather and interpret data in situations that are not difficult or complex.Demonstrates ability to provide care for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients under supervision of a licensed physician, NP andor RN.Demonstrates knowledge, skill and ability to perform: phlebotomy, EKG, vital signs, medication administration by oral, med nebulizer, IM, SQ, routes for children and adults, ear lavage, monofilament, glucometer, occult blood, visual and auditory acuity, strep screen, urinalysis, urine pregnancy, specimen collection and preparation as applicable to the practice setting.Demonstrates ability to proficiently operate various office machines includingComputer, fax, telephone, and photocopier.Maintains competency on EMR and interoperability platforms to safely and accurately maintain patient records.Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medicalhistory or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or othernon-meritbased factors protected by law.

Keywords: Licking Memorial, Newark , LPN, Physician Center - Women's Health, Other , Newark, Ohio

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