Jun 03, 2022

PPG Rounding LPN

  • Parkview Health
  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus.

Summary

Responsible for rounding on patients in the hospital, documentation, review of hospital ordered labs and x-rays and communicating back with physicians status and concerns. Works with management and physicians in a collaborative manner, assuring all policies, procedures and programs are compatible with goals and objectives of line of business.

Collaborate with physicians and other departments to achieve quality and safety goals. Triage clinical concerns and communicate status on labs and imaging back to physician. Demonstrate commitment to service with a passionate desire to improve the patient experience. Handle all aspects of the inpatient hospital discharge: post-discharge follow-up appointments, medication prior authorizations and outpatient phone calls for any clinical concerns after discharge. Work with nurse case managers on ECF placement. Pend orders in EMR for physician sign off. Assign patients to physician teams throughout the week.

Education

Must be a graduate of a Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program.

Licensure/Certification

Active LPN license and CPR required.

Experience

Required: Solid knowledge base of surgical procedures. 1-2 years experience in a physician office setting or related field. Preferred: Electronic Medical Record experience preferred.

Other Qualifications

Must have excellent interpersonal skills and represent our organization in a positive manner. Must have solid verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of clinical operations, service excellence, clinical quality and education initiatives. Must be familiar with computers.