Licensed Practical Nurse
Assess, plan, direct patient care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.
Provide case management by being a patient advocate, resource and contact person for patients.
Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.
Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.). Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and clinic discharge planning.
Performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately.
Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations.
Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit.
Assists provider with examination and procedures per request. Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (venipuncture, cultures, etc.) and in delivery of patient care. Performs lab testing (i.e. urine dip, pregnancy test, strep screen) including quality controls and maintains all laboratory/diagnostic test logs.
- Experience working within a physician office (not nursing home, extended care facility)
- Specialty office experience to include Ortho, Pediatrics, Rehab and Asthma and Immunology.
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Medical Personnel Services, MPS, matches talented employees with employers in the Chattanooga and Hamilton County medical community. We provide medical offices with full- and part-time employees on a temporary, permanent, or temp-to-hire basis.
Role: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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