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LPN Ambulatory

Location
Mentor, Ohio
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, optometrist and/or podiatrist, performs patient care activities and completes required documentation for patients of all ages.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care for patients of all ages and documents patient care as per policy and guidelines.
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.
  • Provides education and information to patients and family members.
  • Provides minor maintenance and restocking of equipment.
  • Maintains professional growth and development within nursing field.
  • Participates in quality initiative and process.
  • Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.
  • Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO.
  • Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing.

Certifications:

  • Current Ohio License as an LPN M-IV or LPN Meds certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

Work Experience:

  • One year of patient care experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good hand-eye coordination, involves extensive standing walking and occasional lifting.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.
  • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707371416-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Mentor, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent