LPN, Community Physicians - Norton, NCH, 8a-5p

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Company: Mountain States Health Alliance
Location: Norton, VA
Date Posted: March 9, 2015
Source: MiracleWorkers.com
POSITION SUMMARY:                    Provides nursing care to all patients.  Maintains a smooth, efficient department by triaging, prioritizing, assessing and assisting physician or nurse practitioner in the treatment of patients.  Aware of the physical and psychosocial needs while aiming for the highest standard of care possible.  Works under the direct supervision of a physician or nurse practitioner.  The care provided to each patient is specific to the patient’s particular physical, age-specific and psychosocial needs.  The patient population served by this position may include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.  JOB SPECIFICATIONS:EDUCATION:                                      MINIMUM:         High school diploma or GED; Licensed by an accredited school of nursing. EXPERIENCE:                                    MINIMUM:         0 – 6 months                                                                 PREFERRED:      1 – 2 years CLINICAL SKILLS:                          Assists with transcribing, receiving and noting physician’s orders, basic patient care, collection of patient data, IV therapy, sterile technique, medication administration, CPR, body mechanics, specimen collection, barrier technique, patient and family education.  Assisting physician and/or nurse practitioner with procedures, calls in prescriptions, orders follow-up tests per order of physician and/or nurse practitioner. ADMINISTRATION SKILLS:         Answers telephones.  Maintains logs on refrigerators and waived tests.  Maintains patient charts.  Order medication, surgical and nursing supplies.  Schedules tests, makes referrals and appointments. MACHINE SKILLS:                          Calculator, FAX, photocopier, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Amount of Time  NoneUp to1/31/3 to1/22/3 andmoreStand:  X Walk:  X Sit:  X Talk or hear:   XUse hands to finger, handle or feel:   XPush/Pull:  X Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: X  Reach with hands and arms: X  Taste or smell:  X  WEIGHT/FORCE REQUIREMENTS

Amount of Time

NoneUp to 1/31/3 to1/22/3 and moreUp to 10 pounds:  X Up to 25 pounds:  X Up to 50 pounds: X  Up to 100 pounds:X   More than 100 pounds:X


VISION

Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes          are fixed on a given point)Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus) ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS                                                                              AMOUNT OF TIME  NoneUp to 1/31/3 to1/22/3 and moreWet, humid conditions (non-weather):X   Works near moving mechanical parts: X  Fumes or airborne particles: X  Toxic or caustic chemicals: X  Outdoor weather conditions:X   Extreme cold (non-weather):X   Extreme hot (non-weather):X   Risk of electrical shock: X  Works with explosives:X   Risk of radiation: X  Vibration:X    The typical noise level of the work environment is: (Check all that apply) Very QuietQuietModerate NoiseLoud NoiseVery Loud Noise  X    Hearing: Ability to hear alarms on equipmentAbility to hear client callAbility to hear instructions from physician/department staffXXX

REPETITIVE MOTION ACTIONS

Number of Hours



Repetitive use of foot control01 – 23 – 45 –67+A.Right Only     B.Left Only     C.BothX

Repetitive use of hands

A.Right Only     B.Left Only     C.Both   X

Grasping: simple/light

A.Right only     B.Left Only     C.Both X

Grasping: firm/heavy

A.Right only     B.Left Only     C.Both X

Fine Dexterity

A.Right only     B.Left Only     C.Both  X              WORKING CONDITIONS:                              May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases.  Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards.  Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment.  Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals. Subject to varying and predictable situations.  Exposed to hot or noise equipment.  Subject to many interruptions.  Subject to irregular hours.  Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquires.  Handles absentee replacement on short notice.

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