LPN **$2500 Sign-On Bonus
Suncoast Community Health Centers Inc.
Ruskin, FL, USA
2d ago

POSITION TITLE : LPN 2500 Sign-On Bonus

FLSA : NON-EXEMPT

REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing
  • Current LPN Florida license
  • Certification in Phlebotomy preferred
  • Proven nursing abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of immunization schedules
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of referral agencies in the county
  • Good interpersonal skills / team player
  • Computer literacy and excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Maintain a high standard of professionalism based on the State of Nurse Practice Act, ANA standards and our agency policies
  • BLS Required
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred.
  • PRINCIPAL DUTIES :

  • Provide support and direction for primary care providers in order to expedite patient flow
  • Assist the registered nurses and providers in triage, health education, telephone calls, and emergency interventions as needed
  • Participate in the supervision of ancillary staff as needed (primarily medical assistants working with primary care providers)
  • Assist in all first aid / emergency patient care (i.e. monitor patients in the first aid room, call EMS, report to hospital emergency department personnel)
  • Coordinate patient's plan of care via phone and face-to-face with the provider as needed
  • Function as a telephone triage nurse for the medical department to assist patients in need of medication refills, referrals, or present to the clinic as a result of outreach or recall letters when the patient has been seen within the past six months.
  • All others should be referred to walk in area.

  • Provide cross-coverage during the absence of immunization nurses. May be requested to administer intravenous fluids for critical patients (certification needed), administer insulin or other injectables.
  • Administer oral medication under the supervision of the provider or per standing orders.

  • Log, monitor, receive, store and handle all medications received from the manufacturer's pharmacy prescription program.
  • Participates in mandatory in-services : CPR, Infection Control, Environmental of Care and OSHA annual update.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • None
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