LPN-CLINIC PRN

Requisition ID
2020-130799
Employment Type
Part Time
Department
Adult Clinic
Hours Per Pay Period
0
Facility
MercyOne Centerville
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7:00-7:00p
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
IA-CENTERVILLE

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Behavior Standards:

  • Demonstrates professional, appropriate, effective and tactful written, verbal, and nonverbal communication with patient, families, medical staff, colleagues, vendors, and other departments throughout the continuum of care to promote continuity of care and services and enhance clinic image.
  • Demonstrates positive professional customer service being respectful of all patients, co-workers and providers, treating all with equality regardless of their sex, color, race, medical problem, sexual orientation, religion or socio-economic status.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude by smiling and being courteous to all patients, co-workers and providers, making every effort to be non-judgmental with comments and conversation.
  • Acknowledges patient’s rights on confidentiality issues, maintains patient confidentiality at all times, and follows HIPAA guidelines and regulations.
  • Participates in orientation and staff development activities as requested.
  • Proactively acts as a patient advocate, responding with empathy and respect to resolve patient concerns and recognizes opportunities for improvement through patient concerns.
  • Complies with dress code and strives to act professionally in all words and actions at all times.
  • Participates effectively as a team member in the clinic being accountable, helpful and welcoming to co-workers, providers, and patients.
  • Proactively continues to educate self to provide quality care and improve professional skills.

Nursing (RN/LPN/EMT)

  • Demonstrates ability to recognize and assess emergency needs of patients and initiate appropriate emergency procedures as needed.
  • Demonstrates current level of knowledge of various payor regulations by functioning within those guidelines.
  • Acts to facilitate interdisciplinary communication. Utilizes other members of the healthcare team in assessing the patient and analysis patient data. Assesses learning needs of the patient and significant others. Gives accurate and complete information to patient and family.
  • Evaluates patient and family understanding of treatment plan and/or instructions.
  • Assists with variety of procedures, exams and/or operation of diagnostic equipment as assigned.
  • Maintains appropriate aseptic technique for preparation, procedures and medications administered.
  • Accurately and legibly documents all patient interactions in patient record.
  • Reports results and pertinent information to patients and healthcare team members.
  • Applies professional skills in the provision of preventive health maintenance and treatment of ill and injured patients.
  • Function within limitations or scope of license.

 

Marginal Functions:

  • Work includes cross coverage in other clinic areas as needed.
  • Maintains supply inventory and stocks supplies in various work areas.
  • Responsible for following equipment maintenance protocol, identifying problems, and coordinating appropriate repairs.
  • Operates various office machines (i.e. fax, copier, phone and computer).
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities as appropriate.
  • Maintains orderly, neat appearance of work area.
  • Misc. office duties (i.e. copying, filing, retrieval of films/medical records)
  • Assists with nursing chart audits.

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

    • Current Iowa License
    • BLS
    • ACLS (RN’s)
  • Mandatory Reporter

 

-Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population

served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Clinic/Physician office experience preferred.

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