LPN/RN - Acute Care, Part-Time
Posted On 12/14/2022
Are you an LPN or RN seeking a new position? Acute Care is hiring a Part-Time LPN or RN to join their outstanding team! Candidates must enjoy fast-pace, teamwork, multi-tasking, and working with wonderful people to provide top-notch patient care. Our new employee training is robust - you will learn something new each day with a wonderful team of staff, nurses, and providers to always support you along the way.
- Position will work an average of 30 hours per two week pay period.
- Primary Acute Care hours would be 1 to 2 shifts per week with flexibility to work from 4:00pm-8:00pm or 12:00pm - 8:00pm including a holiday rotation. Will work every other or every third weekend
- Schedule flexibility is important while our team does their absolute best to accommodate and support each other's schedules
- If interested in more hours up to full-time status, there may be hours in other departments throughout the clinic or through our Float Pool.
Night and weekend hours qualify for our excellent shift differential, in addition to our competitive wages!
What You Will Be Doing:
Provide quality professional nursing care for clinic patients following license requirements and clinic standards of practice. Assist physician/mid-level providers and co-workers in coordinating and carrying out diverse patient care plans and services.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
- Collect pertinent patient health care data, diagnostic testing and treatments. Review medical records and confer with physician/mid-level providers to ensure patient needs are met.
- Collaborate with health care team to perform nursing intervention according to plan of care.
- Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, and others. Promote patient wellness and provide patient education.
- Document care provided, including but not limited to: interventions, medication, patient education, and assist with integrity of medical record.
- Demonstrate flexibility in performing other additional duties of patient care. Provide input for devising systems to improve quality and efficiency of patient care and workflow. Participate in required meetings.
- Maintain an office environment that is safe, neat, organized, and supplied with necessary equipment, instruments, supplies, and educational materials. Ensure equipment is functioning safely and properly. Perform cleaning and maintenance of equipment according to guidelines.
- Facilitate reimbursement of services provided, including but not limited to: charge tickets, referrals, and insurance requirements.
- Complete all other assigned projects and duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience: From three months to one year of similar or related experience preferred
Education: Valid LPN or RN license is required.
Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.
Other Skills: Keyboarding skills and use of electronic equipment. Use and operate a wide variety of diagnostic and medical equipment. Use personal protection safety equipment including gloves, lab coats, gowns, goggles, and face masks/shields. BLS required biannually.
Medical Associates keeps a close eye on the COVID-19 pandemic and all related national, state, and local guidance related to vaccination, masking, and the mitigation of disease spread.
Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.
Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.
Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction.
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.
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