Jun 11, 2021

RN, CV Stepdown, Unit Charge Nurse

  • Emory Healthcare
  • Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Description

LPN, Rehab Med Physiatry Clinic , 8:30am-5pm

Division
The Emory Clinic
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30329
Campus Location
US-GA-Atlanta
Department
TEC Rehab Med Physiatry
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
67547
Job Category
Nursing
Schedule
8:30a-5p
Standard Hours
40 Hours

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families in routine nursing situations under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed provider.
  • Assists physicians and registered nurses in the comfort, care, and treatment of patients.
  • Performs a variety of semi-skilled nursing responsibilities.
  • Administers IVs and medications.
  • Assists with diagnostic procedures.
  • Observes and records patients' conditions and progress.
  • In more complex situations in which the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care, the LPN functions under the direct supervision of the RN or licensed provider.
  • The LPN functions as an integral member of the healthcare team.
  • All duties and patient interaction performed in accordance with Emory Healthcare patient and family centered care standards.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Conduct daily inventory of medical equipment and supplies; maintain exam/treatment rooms per infection control policies, standard clinic policies and sectional protocols to include adequate supply of forms, supplies, and equipment in all exam rooms.
  • Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development.
  • Attends educational in-services as appropriate.
  • Obtain and document patient vital signs, including temperature, respirations, pulse, and blood pressure; obtain patient measurements, to include height, weight, pain levels and others in the electronic medical record.
  • Maintains clean, safe and therapeutic environment for patient in compliance with Universal Precautions guidelines and safety standards.
  • Serve as a mentor of section-specific training for medical assistants.
  • Assist leader with development of LPN-specific competencies.
  • Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
  • May provide and or conduct ongoing in-services.
  • May serve on a sectional, departmental, or organizational-wide committee.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.
  • Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Georgia.
  • Current BLS certification required.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting ; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation ; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.