Clinic LPN - Potsdam OB
Potsdam, New York
At Rochester Regional Health, we know that delivering the best care means empowering nurses throughout every stage of their career. We’ve created a unique environment that fosters professional development and personal growth for our team members including a clinical ladder, competitive pay and benefits, and support for continuing education. It’s our way of investing in those who care.
The licensed practical nurse performing tasks and responsibilities within the framework of casefinding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of supportive and restorative care under the direction of a licensed health care provider.
LOCATION: Potsdam OB
DEPARTMENT: Physician Practice Management
SCHEDULE: 8hr; Days
Required: Graduate of a practical nursing program. Displays knowledge of medications, their administration, and untoward effects.
Preferred: Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program
Required: Current, unrestricted New York State practical nursing license
BLS certification within three months of employment
Preferred: Not applicable
Preferred: One year of post-licensure practice as a practical nurse
Collects patient data to be used by the licensed health care provider in the comprehensive care of the patient. Obtains vital signs, allergies, current medications, medical history, social history, family history, and chief complaint, and documents them appropriately in the electronic medical record.
Responsible to identify problems within the practice and communicates them to their manager. Assists in maintaining a clean and organized department to ensure a safe patient care environment. Supports all initiatives of the health care team and promotes excellence in customer service. Works with PPM team to resolve clinical issues and identify opportunities for improvement
Participates in ad hoc projects as assigned. Collaborates with PPM team to address daily operational issues and solves problems to comply with the delivery of quality patient care. Integrates CPH mission and core values within the sites. Works in collaboration with CPH and PPM Departments as warranted.
Performs and documents direct patient and family centered care according to nursing standards of practice. Prepares charts for the providers in order to assure that the needed information is present on each chart before the patient is seen in the office.
Provides routine nursing care and treatment to patients under the direction of the licensed health care provider, collects specimens, performs medication reconciliation and administration, and assists providers with simple procedures. Supports and adheres to administrative and nursing service policies and procedures.
Efficiently uses medical and clerical supplies in order to help effectively control practice expenses. Appropriately documents all treatments performed during patient encounters and adds the appropriate CPT code as required.
Collaborates professionally with all members of the health care model in the provision of patient care. Works with PPM team to comply with all established standards required under the accreditation standards of DNV. Is knowledgeable of state and federal health care standards, as appropriate. Adheres to CPH and PPM policies, procedures, guidelines, and protocols.
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