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Nurse - LPN - Dermatology - PRN (float)(209716)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date Posted: July 17, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Provides support for team and provider(s) during facility encounters. Manages patient traffic flow. Performs follow-up care per provider instructions and in accordance with scope of practice. Assists with patient education. Documents clinical information into the medical record.

Essential Functions:
• Prepares patient for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information and appropriate vital signs, documenting in the medical record according to guidelines (e.g., hearing, vision, blood pressure)
• Provides intervention ordered by practitioner (e.g., medication, dressings, specimen collections, irrigations, suture removals, and IVs) and documents patient response
• Prepares room and equipment for procedures and assist physician as needed
• Initiates interventions and health education according to prevention guidelines
• Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the RN and within scope of practice
• Educates patient and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines
• Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, consultants ...

Description

Provides support for team and provider(s) during facility encounters. Manages patient traffic flow. Performs follow-up care per provider instructions and in accordance with scope of practice. Assists with patient education. Documents clinical information into the medical record.

Essential Functions:
• Prepares patient for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information and appropriate vital signs, documenting in the medical record according to guidelines (e.g., hearing, vision, blood pressure)
• Provides intervention ordered by practitioner (e.g., medication, dressings, specimen collections, irrigations, suture removals, and IVs) and documents patient response
• Prepares room and equipment for procedures and assist physician as needed
• Initiates interventions and health education according to prevention guidelines
• Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the RN and within scope of practice
• Educates patient and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines
• Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, consultants and follow-up appointments as ordered by practitioner
• Effectively provides prevention, early intervention and ongoing health education for panel, patient and family
• Resolves patient concerns promptly
• Participates in process of interviewing, selection, orientation and training of new team members
• Participates emergency care as necessary and as directed by physician and registered nurse.
• Maintains department Quality Improvement standards

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• High School diploma or GED
• Current Georgia LPN License
• American Heart Association BLS certification
• Complete a Customer Service Assessment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Health care experience
• Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment

Primary Location
: Georgia-Atlanta-Regional Office - 9 Piedmont 9 Piedmont Center 34 Scheduled Hours (1-40): 1 Shift: Variable Working Days: Sun - Sat Working Hours Start: 7:00 am Working Hours End: 9:00 pm

Schedule
: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: UFCW - Local 1996

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job
: LVN / LPN Public Department Name: Supplemental Staffing

Travel
: Yes, 100 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: No

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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