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LPN/RN - Champion Internal Medicine - FT - 436002

Company: Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center
Location: Alamogordo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

LPN

Provides direct and indirect patient care services that meet the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communications needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about changes in patient's clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

RN Provide patient care and assistance to physician. This description is not intended to be a complete list of duties. Other related duties may be assigned.

Responsibilities

LPN

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age. Demonstrates ability under direct supervision of an RN, to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, geriatric and general patient population. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient's clinical condition. Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of an RN.

RN

  • Assist Doctor with patients. Demonstrate knowledge in a medical office. Anticipate doctor's needs for each patient based upon patient complaints and treatment plan/guidelines. Verify that patient results, x-rays, labs and procedure reports are in patient charts prior to seeing doctor. Gather patient's vitals and complaints, document in patient medical record. Chart accurately and legibly to include lab results. Facilitate physician and patient communications. Complete lab requisition forms and assure that specimens are sent to correct labs per patient insurance contract. Maintain and monitor exam room and procedure room supplies and instruments. Clean and sterilize instruments in accordance to OSHA Regulations. Clean autoclave as required. Perform minor procedures as direct by Physician: injections, suture, and staple removal. Complete clinical portions of chart preparation. Schedule surgery and give patient appropriate instructions prior to surgery and refer to Front Office Coordinator or Office Manager for insurance authorization.

Qualifications

LPN

High School diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited LPN/LVN program.Current LPN/LVN Licensure in State of New Mexico. Current American Heart - HeartSaver or Basic Life Support (BLS) card. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.Basic computer knowledge.

RN

High School diploma or equivalent.

Current American Heart - HeartSaver or Basic Life Support (BLS) card. Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, baccalaureate degree preferred. Licensure: Current New Mexico State Registered Nurse Licensure.Performs related responsibilities as assigned

Keywords: Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, Las Cruces , LPN/RN - Champion Internal Medicine - FT - 436002, Other , Alamogordo, New Mexico

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