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West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. Clinic LPN - Cheat Lake (JR24-38599) in Morgantown, West Virginia

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Provides nursing support to the physician and provides direct nursing care to patients in an outpatient setting. Serves as primary medical contact person to screen patients.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND/OR LICENSURE: 1. Current unencumbered licensure with the WV Board of Practical Nursing, or appropriate state board where services will be provided, as a practical nurseORcurrent multi-state licensure through the enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). 2. Obtain certification in Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire date.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides direct nursing care to patients in an outpatient medical office setting.
  2. Uses standards of care and standards of practice to guide care delivery.
  3. Accurately and safely administers intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medications as ordered.
  4. Consults with the Provider or Registered Nurse to seek guidance in delivery of nursing care, as necessary.
  5. Obtains instruction and supervision as necessary from the Provider or Registered Nurse when implementing nursing technique or practices.
  6. Performs designated therapeutic procedures to patients as needed.
  7. Accurately observes, records and reports to the Provider, all patient concerns, symptoms, reactions and progress in a timely manner.
  8. Assists Providers and the Registered Nurse with examinations and procedures, as assigned.
  9. Utilizes available supplies in a cost-effective manner to help contain patient costs.
  10. Provide emotional support to patients and/or families.
  11. Participate in problem solving and decision making in the outpatient unit. Act to ensure staffing and patient needs are met.
  12. Obtain medical information from patients. Take height, weight, blood pressure, and vital signs of the patient. Screen patient for chief complaint and pertinent health data. Record data gathered in patient's medical record and communicate data gathered to physician.
  13. Works closely with office assistant and physician to facilitate patient's clinic visit. Ensure patient's chart is available. Escort patients to and from exam room. Assist with scheduling when necessary.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable... For full info follow application link.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)