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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Company: Riverside Healthcare
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Hiring! New Bedside Pay Rates! At Riverside, every day brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you're part of making sure our organization is running optimally and safely, helping keep the community healthy. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to succeed in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as a team. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us! Summary: The LPN serves as the clinical support to physician and advance practice providers in the outpatient medical practice setting. Skill set utilizes nursing process and practice based on established standards of nursing. Delivers a positive patient experience through the efficient medical data gathering, supports medical staff in accurate medical record documentation and efficient follow through of care plan education and delegated clinical tasks. *Experience/Education Requirements: *
* Graduate of an approved school of Licensed Practical Nursing required
* 2 years LPN physician office experience preferred
* Ability to work in an automated environment required. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to keep accurate records.
* Thorough knowledge of practical nursing theory.
* Knowledge of standard practices, rules, and regulations related to licensed practical nursing.
* Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique.
* Ability to deal with a variety of patients, staff, health care providers, and community representatives.
*License or Certification Requirements: ** Current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Illinois Responsibilities: * Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
* Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records.
* Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
* Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families.
* Follows up on lab results, prescription requests, referrals and patient inquiries in a timely and responsive manner with the appropriate health care team members and communicates with providers as necessary and required.
* Maintains a cooperative relationship among all health care members involved with the patients by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem-solving methods.
* Maintains and administers medications, obtains lab specimens, assists with medical procedures, and performs clinical testing in accordance with established policy and procedure.
* Maintains clinical supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies; using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
* Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality and protects operations in accordance with HIPAA laws.
* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
* Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills; answering questions.
* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
* Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
* Accurately reconciles patient's immunization record in EMR (to include ICare records)
* Responsible for accurate sample logging in EMR and medication room management.
* Ensures all clinical work queues including Rx, authorizations, and inbox messages are worked timely.
* Ensures clinic is in compliance with DNV regulations.
* Collects and documents accurately ALL required clinical patient information during rooming process within guidelines of regulatory agency, health maintenance and other quality measures.
* Administers subcutaneous and intramuscular injections as requested by physician. Credentials:
\* Lic Practical Nurse
\* LPN CERTIFICATION INDNHJ Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Flexible spending account
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Referral program
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance COVID-19 considerations:
Covid Vaccine Required License/Certification:
* LPN License (Required) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Riverside Healthcare, Joliet , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Healthcare , Kankakee, Illinois

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