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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Company: Care Alliance
Location: Akron
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary:Collaborates with other members of the health care team to provide supportive medical care to clients who are homeless or living in Public Housing. Participates in primary care clinics at Care Alliance sites throughout the service area as part of the Outreach team. Works collaboratively to foster a team approach in the management of client health.Task Responsibilities:*Include but are not limited to:

  • Competence in nursing skills such as venipuncture, monitoring of vital signs, and recording of medical information.
  • Cultural sensitivity to and willingness to work with homeless and low-income persons.
  • Ability to work effectively with community service agency case managers.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of homeless individuals
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Commitment to the mission of Care Alliance
  • Performs triage/intake on all patients according to Care Alliance triage/intake procedures in expediting Prover's daily schedule and patient flow
  • Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, performs basic health assessments such as vital signs and recording of chief complaint.
  • Performs basic health screenings and reports pertinent findings to the Registered Nurse and/or the health care provider.
  • Implements appropriate components of the plan of care, under the direction of the health care team.
  • Assists Podiatrist with various common office procedures and surgeries
  • Is familiar with sterile techniques and setting up of a sterile field
  • Schedules, reviews and/or monitors referrals placed by Podiatry Provider
  • Works collaboratively with other Care Alliance health professionals to facilitate a team approach to the management of its patients.
  • Assists with the development of nursing protocols
  • Assists with the orientation of new clinical personnel.
  • Maintains safe, secure and health work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures: complying with legal, HRSA and OSHA regulations
  • In collaboration with the health care team, assists with clinical program development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Other responsibilities as assignedRequirements:Minimum Education and Experience:Required:
    • Current license to practice as an LPN in the State of Ohio.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Problem solving skillsTechnology Requirements:Basic understanding and familiarity with the following:
      • Office 365Outlook
      • EpicPhysical Requirements:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Normal medical/office environment
        • Requires eye/hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate computer keyboard
        • Involves frequent contact with staff and patients
        • May be stressful at times.
        • Thinking, walking, sitting and/or standing for long periods
        • Some bending and stretching required
        • May require lifting papers or boxes up to 25-30 pounds
        • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record or prepare reportsPI605f43e35546-26289-32143207

Keywords: Care Alliance, Akron , LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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