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Mercy Health System - WI LPN/Clinic-162 in Beloit, Wisconsin

JOB SUMMARY

Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in the clinical setting by performing the following duties supporting the nursing philosophy. May include day, evening, night, weekend, holiday, and/or on-call hours.

*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES *

Rooms and prepares patient for examination and procedures

Collects patient data and documents in the medical record.

Assists with procedures, examinations and testing as needed.

Reviews physician's orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient.

Documents services provided in the medical record.

Provides patient treatments as ordered.

Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to the RN.

Administers specified medications as allowed by policy and procedure, licensure, and State Practice Act.

Reinforces patient teaching provided by Provider and RN.

Provides basic healthcare instruction to family and patient.

Performs EKG's and simple lab tests.

Performs venipuncture to collect blood specimens.

Participates in QA & I.

Orders supplies.

Performs other duties as assigned.

AGE OF PATIENT POPULATION

All ages depending on patient specification and/or specialty.

*COMPETENCIES *

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

*Quality *- Follows policies and procedures; Adapts to changes in the environment; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

Service - Responds promptly to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments; Abides by MHS confidentiality and security agreement; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Partnering - Supports organization's goal and values; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other's views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Cost- Conserves organization resources.


*EDUCATION, TRAINING, & EXPERIENCE *

Graduate of an accredited LPN Program.

Experience in clinical setting preferred.

*CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE *

Licensed as an LPN in the State of Wisconsin

BLS Certification


*WORK ENVIRONMENT *

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE

Occupational exposure is a Category A, which states that all employees in this specified job classification have occupational exposure.

INFORMATION ACCESS

Partner may access patient care information needed to perform their job duties.

*SPECIAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS *

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, talk, hear, and frequently use hands to handle, finger, and feel. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, taste, and smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include frequent close vision, and color vision as well as occasional distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


LEVEL OF SUPERVISION

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

SUPERVISED BY

Team Leader III, Director

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