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LPN - Concord Health Center

Chadds Ford, PA

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Hiring Company

Christina Care


Position Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: To implement skilled nursing care and observe for patient responses to prescribed treatments and/or nursing interventions in collaboration with registered nurses and physicians.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns patients to exam rooms and prepares them for examination.
  • Administers patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
  • Performs assigned nursing procedures for comfort and well being of patients.
  • Assists physician with procedures.
  • Performs various lab tests; reads and records results.
  • Uses special diagnostic and screening equipment.
  • Manages patient medication administration safely and effectively.
  • Assists with quality control of lab by checking equipment, documenting results, maintaining records of lab results, and work schedules.
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of supplies and keeping exam rooms stocked.
  • Documents in a timely, accurate, and concise manner reflecting proper use of terminology.
  • Functions with an awareness and application of safety policies and in compliance with Infection Control policies.
  • Performs effectively in emergency situation following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.
  • Maintains a sound knowledge base of nursing care for specific patient population.
  • Demonstrates personal responsibility and accountability for own professional practice at all times.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patient rights in all aspects of patient care and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
  • Actively participates in the development of department, and Nursing goals. Maintains required credentials of CPR and mandatory inservice education.
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, using lines of authority appropriately.
  • Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with all healthcare team members.
  • Maintains an attitude of helpfulness, courtesy, and cooperation towards patients, families, physicians, and other departmental/hospital personnel.
  • Performs waived and moderately complex lab tests to include use and maintenance of lab supplies and instruments and participation in the office quality control program.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

SCOPE, PURPOSE, AND FREQUENCY OF CONTACTS: Daily contact with patients, family members, visitors, employees, medical staff, volunteers, students. Frequent contact with other community agencies and companies, other hospitals, and general public.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: Gives direction, as needed, to other healthcare team members.

DIRECTION/SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Directly reports to Nurse Manager

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.Appropriate clinical experience.An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.



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