LPN Lead (FT), 36 hrs/wk, General Ambulatory Services COVID Testing Trailer/Hotline Temp 18 months

at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Location Lebanon, NH
Date Posted October 3, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Provides both clinical and administrative support; provides basic nursing care, which includes taking vital signs, performing routine office procedures and testing, participating in patient teaching, participating in decision making. Responsible for patient flow, basic operational duties both clinical and administrative in nature and maintaining a safe patient care environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Uses the nursing process - assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation under the supervision of the licensed provider.
  2. Identifies common and recurring nursing needs of the patient.
  3. Recognizes the need for and performs routine office procedures and testing.
  4. Assists patients to achieve basic health care goals.
  5. Identifies patient education needs, provides instruction or refers appropriately.
  6. Assists staff in institutional quality improvement measures and office standards of practice.
  7. Provides telephone advice to patients per physician specific protocols; refers patients appropriately.
  8. Assumes primary responsibility for the efficient function of assigned areas.
  9. Trains all staff in processes, policies, and performance.
  10. Ensures procedures rooms are adequately stocked with supplies and all equipment is in good working condition.
  11. Ensures minor surgery procedure room set up and operations meet Joint Commission requirements.
  12. May collaboration with departmental leadership to develop the budget for assigned areas for supplies and equipment. Makes recommendations to promote stewardship of resources. Encourages and supports process improvements which promote fiscal responsibility.
  13. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • 2 years of ambulatory clinic experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills preferred.
Required Licensure/Certification Skills:
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of NH required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.
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