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LPN - Laburnum Medical Center

Company: Bon Secours
Location: Mechanicsville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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 signs
    Room patients
    Monitor patient conditions during in-office treatment(s)
    Document patients' medical records
    Administer medications/vaccinations within scope
    Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care
    Manage patient messages and communications (e.g., in-basket, MyChart messages)
    Schedule tests and appointments
    Telephonic patient triage
    Attention to detail
    Acceptance of authority
    Critical thinking
    Communication with family members
    Collaboration
    Teamwork
    Conflict resolution
    Active listening
    Relationship building
    Time management skills
    Dependability
    Adaptability
    Flexibility
    Accountable

    Working Conditions
    Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
    May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
    May be required to use physical restraints
    May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
    May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
    May 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 work
      Maneuver weight of patients
      Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
      Reach above shoulder
      Repetitive arm/hand movements
      Finger Dexterity
      Color Vision
      Acuity - far
      Acuity - near
      Depth perception
      Use of latex products
      Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
      Exposure to moving mechanical parts
      Exposure to dust/fumes
      Exposure to potential electrical shock
      Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
      Exposure to high pitched noises
      Gaseous 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&D
      • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
      • Paid time off
      • Educational Assistance
      • And much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:Days/AfternoonsDepartment:FP-Laburnum Medical Center - Provider BasedAll 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.

Keywords: Bon Secours, Richmond , LPN - Laburnum Medical Center, Healthcare , Mechanicsville, Virginia

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