Jun 25, 2022

LPN PRN - Hematology Clinic

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Lebanon, TN, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse

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Job Description - LPN PRN - Hematology Clinic (2112892)

Job Description
LPN PRN - Hematology Clinic -2112892

Job

: LPN

Primary Location

: TN-Nashville-The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC)

Organization

: Hematology/Stem Cell Clinic 303661
Shift: Days

Description


JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for administering patient care within the scope of his/her training and expertise, collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes is met.

HOURS: 8AM-5PM MONDAY THRU FRIDAY


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates with patients/families and health care providers in the delivery of health care services.
  • Partners with the healthcare team by following established plan of care to ensure patient progress for effective outcomes.
  • Support plans to promote health and a safe and healthy environment.
  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.



TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES:

LPN PATIENT EDUCATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate patient education in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.

LPN CARE PLANNING (NOVICE):- Participates in the development of the plan of care in consultation with the licensed healthcare team. Demonstrates ability to anticipate resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work within areas of direct responsibility. Competently handles multiple assignments often simultaneously, prioritizing work into manageable and measurable units. Ability to adapt to changes to patient care and area needs with minimal disruption and loss of productivity. Follows up to assure problems and issues are resolved.

CLINICAL PATIENT DOCUMENTATION (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate patient documentation in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments. Contributes to the nursing assessment by collecting, reporting, and recording objective and subjective data in an accurate and timely manner.

CLINICAL COMPETENCY (NOVICE):- Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate nursing interventions (such as wound care, point of care testing, vitals signs, etc.) in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Generally works under the direction of others while accomplishing assignments.



CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Organizational Impact: Performs tasks that are typically routine that may impact team's performance with occasional guidance.
  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes some discretion and research to solve routine problems.
  • Breadth of Knowledge: Applies knowledge of standards, established processes and procedure that apply to your own job.
  • Team Interaction: Provides guidance to entry level co-workers.



CORE CAPABILITIES:

SUPPORTING COLLEAGUES (S2):

  • - Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities.
  • - Builds and Maintains Relationships : Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas.
  • - Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner.

DELIVERING EXCELLENT SERVICES (S2):

  • - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service.
  • - Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns tosupervisors in a timely manner.
  • - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support.

ENSURING HIGH QUALITY (S2):

  • - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.
  • - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond.
  • - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department.

MANAGING RESOURCES EFFECTIVELY (S2):

  • - Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service.
  • - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources.
  • - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error.

FOSTERING INNOVATION (S2):

  • - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them.
  • - Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action.
  • - Adapts to Change: Embraces change by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work.

Basic Qualifications


Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

  • Licensed Practical Nurse Required
  • BLS Required


Additional Qualification Information:

  • If in Med/Surg or the ER, must acquire ACLS and PALS within 3 months of employment


Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


Movement

  • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
  • Occasional: Carrying over 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
  • Occasional: Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Frequent: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
  • Frequent: Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
  • Frequent: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
  • Frequent: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
  • Frequent: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
  • Frequent: Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Frequent: Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
  • Continuous: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
  • Continuous: Walking: Moving about on foot.


Sensory

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.


Environmental Conditions