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Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: Convenient MD
Location: Framingham
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - $2,000 Sign-on Bonus At ConvenientMD we're on a mission to make good health more convenient for all - working to improve how patients and providers experience healthcare in New England. To support this belief, we're building a team of dedicated professionals who genuinely care about improving lives, are passionate about work that can make a difference, and driven to learn from one another. The LPN/LVN is a licensed practical/vocational nurse, functioning under the Medical Direction of Convenient MD. The LPN is provided with the education and skills of medication administration, patient education, and general clinical skills. The LPN will work in place of an MA, UCT or CCT when unavailable, and work in addition to the RN Job Responsibilities: Patient triage, to include but not limited to: vital signs; medical history; observational examination. LPN may interview, collect data and make observations to contribute to the plan of care. The LPN may not make an independent nursing diagnosis or initiate a plan of care.
Assist with any and all patient exams, testing and procedures under the direction of the provider (i.e. I&Ds, pelvic exams, splinting, casting, etc.)
Assist with the following testing & procedures: 1. Vision testing 2. Hearing/audiometry testing 3. Urine drug screen testing 4. Breath alcohol testing 5. Lift testing 6. Peak flow testing 7. Pulmonary function testing (spirometry)8. Impact Testing 9. Ear Irrigation 10. Eye wash flushing 11. Wound soaking & cleansing. 12. Tuberculosis screening 13. Point of care testing: Strep, FLU, RSV, SARs-CoV-2, Capillary Glucose, Mono, HCG, Urinalysis, FOBT/Guaiac, Lipid Panel (obtained via CardioChek Analyzer), Chemistry & CBC Sterile technique in wound care management, dressing application, trauma patients, burn care and instrument cleaning and sterilization
Suture & staple removal
Blood draw/phlebotomy
Insert & monitor peripheral venous access if accredited/board approved IV therapy course has been completed
Airway management through nebulizer treatment, oral suctioning, oxygen administration & ventilation with AMBU bag.
Cardiac Management through application of 12 Lead ECG, CPR-Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and defibrillation by AED
Prepare PD-Rx medications (ME & NH)
Administration of immunizations
Medication administration as outlined by the CMD Licensed Practical Nurse scope of practice
Administration of hot & cold packs
Assist with patient call backs to include, but not limited to, answering of patient questions, reporting test results, medication/therapy changes
Assist with calling in prescriptions to patient requested pharmacy
Reporting of Communicable Diseases
Ensures operation of clinical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs or reporting repair needs to clinic PM
Assists in maintaining adequate clinical supplies inventory by checking & notating when stock levels are low
Keeps work area and exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly
Maintains accurate, complete records & reports
Documents patient education and care in EMR and all other applicable areas
Interact with patients in a positive and helpful manner, provide information and assistance as needed
Maintains confidentiality with all patient information by upholding HIPAA laws and rules
Complies with all ConvenientMD policies, protocols & procedures
Participates in the training of new team members.
Other duties as required or assigned Qualifications: Two years of experience preferred; urgent care or ED experience preferred
Licensed LPN
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Certification Preferred; American Red Cross BLS Certification Accepted
IV Therapy Certification preferred
Must be able to work 12hr shifts and weekends Physical Requirements: Requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time. Some bending and stooping is required.
Must be able to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements.
Must be able to lift 50lbs. There's a job and then there's purposeful, transformative work. Our aim is to create a workplace where you can learn, grow, and continuously refine your skills. Applicants rarely meet every single job requirement, and we appreciate that many skills and backgrounds can make people successful in this role. We are committed to creating a strong sense of belonging for all team members, and our process is designed to prevent discrimination against applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes you unique. If you're looking for a great next step, and want to feel good about what you do, we'd love to hear from you. #INDCMD

Keywords: Convenient MD, Framingham , Part Time Licensed Practical Nurse, Healthcare , Framingham, Massachusetts

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