Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN
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East Saint Louis, IL
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LPN - MULTI-SPECIALITY CLINIC
Department: ArchView Services
1 year of experience required
Responsible for providing nursing care to the patient under the direction of a physician or health care provider. in a Multi-Specialty Clinic.
Current Illinois LPN licensure
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite; adept at data entry
Understanding of IL healthcare standards and procedures
High level of patience, empathy and compassion
Excellent observation skills with high attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to use and strong knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs)
6 – 12 months of professional nursing experience in a clinical setting
Experience with Athena EMR and/or Citrix EMR
Ability to administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.
Ability to take vital signs.
Ability to maintain quality control standards.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in busy or emergency situations.
Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively in the English language in person, by phone and in writing.
Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, management and peers.
Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone. Able to use stethoscope and respond to verbal questions.
Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to patients in person and over the telephone.
Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including visual examination of patient and reading information from printed sources and computer screens.
Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds unassisted, including assisting patients when required.
Adequate physical ability including sufficient manual dexterity to perform the requisite health care service, including injections.
Requires frequent bending, reaching, repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift.
Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids