Department
Physician Practice Management
Position Code
01.9500.9031
Compensation
Not Specified
Education Required
Vocational or Specialty Certification
Shift
Varied
Type of Position
PRN

LPN, Physicians Clinic Float

Job Description:

This PRN float position for the Physicians Clinics works day and some evening shifts. PRN weekends required as well. Must have at least 1 year of LPN experience. JOB SUMMARY: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the office/clinic setting. Provides care that meets the psy-chosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a registered nurse and/or physician. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and office/clinic policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about patient’s clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS: 1. State LPN license. 2. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 3. Previous demonstrated nursing experience in the physician practice setting preferred. 4. Understand the ethics of confidentiality. 5. Posses the ability to communicate well with staff, physicians, and general public. 6. Ability to multi-task. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must have strength and stamina for prolonged walking, standing, and dealing with stressful situations. 2. Demonstrates adequate vision, or correctable with glasses, to read and write. 3. Able to hear, or correctable with hearing devices, and able to talk to converse with others in person and over the phone. 4. Able to hear, see, and feel to accurately assess, monitor, and administer care. 5. Able to frequently lift at least 60 lbs., reach, pull, push, bend, stoop, and kneel. 6. Possess fine motor skills and hand/eye coordination to give care (i.e.: insert catheters, administer medications, and handle instruments and operate equipment). 7. Able to work in latex burdened environment. JOB RELATIONSHIPS: 1. Reports to the physician regarding medical problems, treatment, and diagnosis and follows di-rections given by the physician. Reports to the office manager regarding business and admin-istrative matters that deal with the operation of the office. 2. Contributes a positive attitude and department cohesiveness by working cooperatively with other staff members. 3. Demonstrates a team approach.