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LPN - Pediatric Neurology Clinic Part Time

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Thank you for considering a career at** **Bon Secours!****Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position**Under the direction of a Licensed Professional (e.g., Physician or Nurse Practitioner), the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care utilizing the nursing process through data collection and assessment, identifying and determining the priority of patient's problems/needs, and evaluating the process and outcome of nursing care. The LPN coordinates, provides, and directs patient teaching activities and coordinates the care provided by health team members. The LPN complies to all documentation standards within the scope of the Medical Assistant and the LPN role.**Essential Job Functions**--- Analyzes the assessment data, evaluates patient's condition, and collaborates with the provider to develop and maintain the patient's plan of care.--- Provides education to patients, families, and staff members, in conjunction with other healthcare entities, under the direction of the provider or manager.--- Coordinates the care of the patient with other healthcare entities according to the patient's plan of care.--- Administers medications in a safe manner, which is consistent with the organizations policies and procedures as well as the state requirements with which they are licensed in.--- LPNs in a lead position serve as subject matter experts and clinical and professional mentors within the practice.This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.**Licensing/Certification**Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) from the state of employment (required)BLS Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (required)**Education**None**Work Experience**1 year of clinical patient care experience (preferred)**Training**EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)**Language****Skills**Take and document vital signsRoom patientsMonitor patient conditions during in-office treatment(s)Document patients' medical recordsAdminister medications/vaccinations within scopeInform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and careManage patient messages and communications (e.g., in-basket, MyChart messages)Schedule tests and appointmentsTelephonic patient triageAttention to detailAcceptance of authorityCritical thinkingCommunication with family membersCollaborationTeamworkConflict resolutionActive listeningRelationship buildingTime management skillsDependabilityAdaptabilityFlexibilityAccountable**Working Conditions**Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be required to use physical restraintsMay be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptions_* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control._**Physical Requirements**Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.): 34-66%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 34-66%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 34-66%Stoop/Kneel 0%Crawling 0%Climbing 1-33%Balance 1-33%Bending 34-66%Sitting 34-66%Walking 34-66%Standing 34-66%**Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards**Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposure**Patient Population**Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.Neonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:+ Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans+ Prescription drug coverage+ Flexible spending accounts+ Life insurance w/AD+ An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify+ Paid time off+ Educational Assistance+ And much more**S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**20**Work Shift:**Days (United States of America)**Department:**SPed-Pediatric Neurology Clinic_All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email_ _recruitment@mercy.com._ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_ _._

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