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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) @ Baptist Health Urgent Care - PRN Position

Company: Urgent Team Management
Location: Hartford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

nUrgent Team is looking for energetic and compassionate LPNs to join our teams in Fort Smith and Van Buren, AR. Flexible availability is desired. nThe following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.nnnGreeting patients and preparing them for examination or procedure. Recording health history of patient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. Instructing patients on collection of any necessary samples and tests. Obtaining vital signs and escorting patients to rooms.nAssisting with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or mid-level practitioner during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.nnnGiving injections, administering prescribed medications as directed by physician and in accordance with nursing standards. Observing, recording, and reporting patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.nnnEnsuring that patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely matter and forwarding charts as appropriate. Maintaining patient files, records, and other information.nAssisting with scheduling of tests and treatments.nnArranging referrals to a specialist and obtaining pre-authorizations when directed to by the provider.nCollecting, documenting, and delivering lab specimens and obtaining lab test results and other reports.nNotifying patients of test results and follow-up appointments.nCleaning and restocking exam/treatment rooms between procedures.nnnFollowing clinic policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous waste materials.nInstructing patient and family regarding medications and treatment and discharge instructions.nAssisting the provider with physical exams and in preparing for physicals.nnnContacting pharmacy to order prescriptions and notifying patients.nKeeping an accurate and up to date inventory of medications and monitoring controlled substances.nControlling inventory and monitoring the use of supplies.nMaintaining up to date stock and monitoring and maintaining medical equipment.nnnResponding to and screening telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician. Triaging patients to ensure productive departmental flownEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEnA degree from an accredited school of practical nursing is required.nMinimum of two years experience in a hospital or clinic setting is preferred.nnnCERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSnMust be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with state regulationsnBLS Certification is requiredn#UTNurIJnnby Jobble

Keywords: Urgent Team Management, Fort Smith , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) @ Baptist Health Urgent Care - PRN Position, Healthcare , Hartford, Arkansas

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