Job Posting: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Cardiovascular Clinic (Shift: 7:00am-5:30pm)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Walker Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinic - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Clinic - Walker Heart Inst. Cardiovascular
Shift: Monday - Friday
Job Number: JO-2301-48154
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Categories: Licensed Nurses
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
The role of the Licensed Practical Nurse reports clinically to the physician and administratively to the Clinic Manager. This position is responsible for providing direct patient care, assisting physicians with procedures, and assisting with front office duties, as needed.
Essential Position Responsibilities
Obtain patient vitals and update patient medical history while inputting data collected into the electronic medical records system
Prepare patient for various types procedures and/or examinations and assist physicians, as needed
Refill provider-authorized medications via electronic, fax or phone as authorized and appropriate
Provide direction, support, and counseling regarding medical therapies and medications as directed by the physician
Assist patient by providing direction, support, and counseling regarding medical therapies and medications as directed by the physician
Serve as patient liaison and advocate, as needed
Schedule surgeries and various diagnostic tests and provide scheduled date to the patient
Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Licensure and Certifications: Valid licensed practical nurse license and CPR, required.
Experience: Previous experience with phlebotomy, required. Minimum of 2 years previous experience working as a LPN on an interdisciplinary team and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), preferred.
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