Licensed Practical Nurse–Pediatric

Posted On: 05/13/2019

Licensed Practical Nurse–Pediatric

Full-Time

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum requirements include:

  • High school diploma.
  • Graduation from an approved practical nursing program.
  • LPN Board Certified required.
  • 1-2 years Pediatric LPN experience preferred.
  • VFC Experience Preferred.
  • EHR required – NextGen preferred.
  • MS Office including Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision; possess strong verbal communication skills, good organization skills and attention to detail.

 

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc. collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls, and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriately.
  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure rooms.
  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.