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Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Licensed Practical Nurse

Primary Location Lithonia, Georgia

Job Number 1152660

Date posted 02/06/2023

Description:

Job Summary:
Nurses at Kaiser Permanente (KP) improve the science and art of nursing through superior clinical and customer care, professionalism, and leadership. During facility contacts, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) supports the team and the provider(s). manages the flow of patients. follows the instructions of the provider and acts within the parameters of their practice area. facilitates patient education. enters clinical data into the patient’s medical file.

Significant Duties:

Prepares patient for examinations by examining medical history, gathering current data, suitable vital signs, and recording in the patient’s medical file in accordance with standards.

Addresses POE Care Gaps and, as necessary, sets up appointments.

Verify any current prescriptions and any pending refills that require a doctor’s signature.

Examine, confirm, and update your history of allergies, smoking, and tobacco use.

Delivers the intervention the practitioner has requested (such as IVs, dressings, specimen collection, irrigations, suture removal, and medicine) and records the patient’s reaction.

Prepare the space and tools for the procedures, and assist the doctor as necessary.

As assigned by the RN and within the scope of practice, assist with the management and monitoring of patient and physician electronic messages.

provides patient education and guidelines-compliant preparatory materials for diagnostic tests.

Organizes patient appointments for lab, radiology, consultations, and follow-up visits as directed by the practitioner.

effectively instructs patients and their families in preventative and continuing health care.

swiftly addresses patients’ concerns.

participates in emergency care as required and per a doctor’s or nurse’s instructions.

upholds departmental standards for quality improvement.

 

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Basic Qualifications:
Experience
  • N/A
Education
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing (LPN/LVN) program.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Practical Nurse License (Georgia) required at hire
  • Basic Life Support is required at hire from American Heart Association
Additional Requirements:
  • Complete a Customer Service Assessment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
Primary Location: Georgia, Lithonia, Stonecrest Medical Offices
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 08:30 AM
Working Hours End: 05:30 PM
Job Schedule: Part-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: GTC|UFCW|Local 1996
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Stonecrest MO – Primary Care – 2808
Pay Range: $24.32 – $27.33
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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