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LPN - Float

Company: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc
Location: Sumrall
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:The Float LPN is responsible for assisting the Provider in direct patient care. The Float Nurse is responsible for traveling to various SeMRHI health centers to provide direct patient care at the request of the Director of Nursing. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with staff, patients, families, and visitors of all age groups while being sensitive to their cultural and religious beliefs.Job Responsibilities:Effectively delivers direct patient care under the supervision of the providerPrompt in returning the examination rooms to proper order after each patientPrepares patients in a timely and appropriate mannerDemonstrate the ability to access and assist patients in emergency situationsKeep the exam rooms and lab neat, clean organized ad stocked with necessary suppliesEffectively teaches and documents patient educationDocuments complete an accurate vital signsAdequately documents information in the medical recordAdequately assesses patients according to symptomsPrompt in following provider ordersReturns patients phone calls in a timely mannerUnderstands and assists with the recall and follow up proceduresPrepares reports and follows up as necessaryDemonstrate flexibility in job dutiesDemonstrate appropriate documentation in the EMRPossesses the knowledge to operate clinical equipmentDemonstrate a caring and compassionate attitude toward patients and staffEffectively communicate with the providerAdhere to infection-control policies using universal precautions at all times and PPE as appropriateAnticipates and prepares supplies needed for procedures to expedite patient careDemonstrates proficiency in performing n-house testingAssist with medical record scanning as neededMaintains prompt and regular attendanceVerify timecard at the end of each pay periodPerforms related work, as assignedJob Requirements:Graduate of an accredited school of nursingDemonstrate knowledge and skills in the administration of their duties in addition to performing phlebotomyCurrent Mississippi Board of Nursing LicenseCurrent CPR Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart AssociationMust have a valid Mississippi Driver's LicenseKnowledge of basic clinical operationsDemonstrates skills in written and oral communication, ability to comprehend and perform duties with minimal supervisionAbility to prioritize work and accept constructive criticismAbility to prepare reports and follow-up as necessaryPhysical and Other Requirements:Continuously listen, visualize and provide emotional, psychological support to patients and their familiesFrequently sit, squat, reach, use both right and left forearm rotation and walkOccasionally kneel, twist, have ability to grasp firmly, lift and carry, push and pull in excess of 20 lbs

Keywords: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc, Jackson , LPN - Float, Healthcare , Sumrall, Mississippi

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