LPN - Walter L. Aument Family Health Center - Quarryville
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Facility: Walter L Aument FHC WLAFHCLG,
Department: WL Aument FHC-Family Practice (7040)
- Full-time - 64hrs/2wks; primarily evenings 1P-9:30P with some dayshift as needed; every 4-5th Sat 8A-1P and Friday to close
$2500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS! (This amount will be prorated for any FTE below a 1.0.)
HOURS: Full-time - 64hrs/2wks; evenings 1P-9:30P with occasional dayshift; every 4-5th Sat 8A-1P and Friday to close
This position is located in Quarryville, PA.
The role of the licensed practical nurse (LPN) in Walter Aument is one that partners with and complements that of the primary care providers. The LPN will follow patients of all ages and degrees of wellness and illness while providing support in the treatment and follow up needed. We collaborate with resident physicians and attending providers through triage, screening, assessment and education of our patients and families. This provides a fast-paced, supportive work environment to an LPN looking to grow in their nursing role.
POSITION SUMMARY: Provides patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse and within the auspices of the licensure. Patient care includes care to patients in the following age groups: adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years) and geriatric (65 years and above).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:
- Gathers relevant patient information pertinent for the nursing assessment and assists the RN in developing and modifying the plan of care.
- Organizes and implements designated nursing interventions and basic patient hygiene and comfort measures.
- Assists physicians with implementing the medical treatment regime.
- Evaluates and reports to the RN the status of, and changes in the patient's condition.
- Documents pertinent information and nursing actions and outcomes in the medical record.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:
- Assists in managing emergency patient situations following established protocols and under the guidance of the RN.
- Assists the RN in implementing patient/significant others' teaching plans.
- Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position as required.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse, issued by a program for practical nursing accredited by the PA State Board of Nursing
- CPR Certification required
- One (1) year of hospital/clinical experience
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Posted on 12/21/2021