Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Location
Annandale, Virginia
Salary
Salary based on experience Full benefits
Posted
Jul 12, 2021
Closes
Aug 16, 2021
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time

Infectious Disease practice in Northern Virginia is in need of a  LPN. He/She must be skilled in completing nursing intake and performing routine nursing procedures such as venipuncture, IV insertion, and management of patients.

The individual will work in both the patient clinic as well as the infusion clinic.  LPN will be required to work 1 weekend in three.  LPN will be required to work some holidays. This is a full time position
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 

  • Greet patients and prepare them for infusion treatments. Screen patients for appropriate information. Educate patient/family regarding infusion therapy.
  • Communicate and interact with patients and other employees in a highly customer friendly and professional manner.
  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards. Utilize the nursing process to provide individualized goal-directed patient care.
  • Schedule patients for infusion, according to MD orders. Confirm proper pre-certification, pre-determination, medical studies, and lab work are complete (according to office Guidelines) prior to patient's infusion.
  • Ensure appointment preferences are given to patients in emergency situations.
  • Assures that nursing documentation, not limited to flow sheets, intake sheets, are completed per policy and standards.
  • Performs primary nursing procedures (i.e. venipuncture, IV insertion, assessments, patient intake, daily review/update of medical records and logs).
  • Administers medications per the directive of the provider and documents accordingly.
  • Ensures that medical care and follow-up are planned and documented specially for each patient.
  • Observe, record and report patient’s condition and reaction to infusion treatments to infusion clinic RN supervisor and to physicians. Consult with practitioners to clarify orders.
  • Provides wound care to designated patients when ordered by provider.
  • Monitors the use of and orders supplies under the direction of the Nurse Manager.
  • Assures that the exam rooms are standardized and ready for use.
  • Assists the providers as necessary during physical examination.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (Practical Nursing).
  • At least 2 years of recent acute care experience in medical surgical, emergency care, or urgent care, infusion or ID.
  • Current CPR certification.
  • Active VA LPN license
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Send resume to tmullins@idphysicians.net

Salary based on experience with a full benefits package.  

Similar jobs

Apply for Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

Marketing Communication

We'd love to send you information about Jobs and Services from Washington Post Jobs by email.

All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.


When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on Washington Post Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

More searches like this