Licensed Practical Nurse – Main Clinic (FTD)

Full Time Job Category: Clinic, LPN Shift Type:
Little Rock Clinic Little Rock, AR

Position Summary: 

Assist clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the scope of practice of an LPN using the patient focused care system and under the direction/supervision of an APRN. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

Primary Duties:

  • Actively participates directly with patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
  • Welcome patients and assures the admission paperwork is available and actively participates in the admission process.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

Clinic patient work up LPN

  • Actively solicits information from patient’s doctor’s office staff, and  insurance pre-certification information
  • Explains procedures and answers questions regarding patient care and scheduled procedures.
  • Identifies, reports and records changes that result from disease or trauma to patient’s respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, reproductive, musculoskeletal, metabolic, psychological, integumentary, sensory, immune, hematologic and nutritional systems.
  • Able to apply simple dressings and assist RN/MD with more complex dressings.
  • Accurate and complete medication reconciliation.
  • Completely update the patient’s medical record at each visit including allergies, hospitalizations, and surgeries in the electronic medical record system with timeliness and accuracy.
  • Documents Flu and Pneumonia immunizations.
  • Performs 12 lead EKG
  • Obtains weight and basic patient information.
  • Performs phlebotomy and blood glucose monitoring.
  • Travels to outreach satellite clinics.
  • Performs clerical duties as needed.

 

Qualification/Specifications:

  • Education: Graduate of a Practical Nurse program .
  • Licensure/ Certification: Current state licensure as a Practical Nurse or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact. Current BLS and ACLS certification required within 30 days of employment. Basic EKG required within 6 months of employment. Certification must be renewed by recommended renewal date on certification documentation.
  • Experience: 6 months- 1 year continuous experience in an acute care setting preferred.