Position Title: LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

 

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

 

Department: Medical

 

Payroll Status: Contractual

 

Description:

 

Under immediate supervision, supports providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and RN) in provision of patient care; includes recording vital signs and discussing chief health concerns; assists with procedures and documentation.  The LPN shall have the following duties:

 

  1. Assists with providing patient care: records vital signs; discusses and records chief health concerns.

  2. Places phone calls to pharmacies to order prescriptions; sets-up referral contacts.

  3. Pulls and prepares patient charts; answers phone; performs other general office duties as required.

  4. Maintains neatness of work area; stocks patient rooms with supplies

  5. Performs other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Interpersonal/ human relations skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Ability to maintain schedules

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to exert physical effort, standing, lifting and carrying materials or equipment

  • Ability to file and retrieve information

  • Ability to respond to questions in tactful and professional manner

  • Ability/willingness to adhere to the established departmental service standards.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education and experience equivalent to:

 

High school diploma or equivalent, plus (1) one year of technical training; supplemented with (1) one year of related work experience, and (1) one or more years working in residential facility for children. LPN Licensed is required.

 

Responsible to: Medical Director, CEO, RN, and Program Director