LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse Clinic PL A
Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Posted on: January 9, 2021
- Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital
signs and documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e.
chief complaint, allergies, medications).
- Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture,
specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique
and standard precautions / infection control guidelines.
- Assists the physician/provider with procedures and surgeries
such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery,
- Administers medications, under physician/provider orders,
including: immunizations, antibiotics, pain medications, vitamins,
topical agents, and insulin. With limitations, initiates, maintains
and discontinues IV therapy; administering selected fluids with
- Provides basic patient education on the performance of tasks,
skills, treatment and self-care. Follows through with necessary
procedure or test requests, prescription refills, new appointment
times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers
questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope
of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as
- Communicates with physicians and other members of the health
care team. Documents and communicates accurate and timely
information regarding patient conditions.
- Performs advanced clinical tasks or skills such as removal of
sutures and staples, catheterization, audiograms, laboratory
procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen, phlebotomy -
butterfly, venous access, heel stick), EKG, spirometry, Holter
monitor application, casting, complex wound care, etc., with
demonstrated competency and under clinical supervision.
- Organizes and prepares exam rooms, lab and work areas
including: cleaning, stocking, ordering supplies, and maintaining
equipment. Performs various patient positioning and transporting
duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing
- Completes routine maintenance and quality monitoring of clinic
equipment using appropriate technique when cleaning, sterilizing
and caring for instruments and other equipment.Scheduled
HoursMonday - Friday: 7 am - 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 7 am - 3
pmThis is a casual position. Two shifts per month to include one
weekend expected.Licenses & CertificationsLicensed Practical Nurse
(LPN) license issued by the state in which the team member
practices, andBasic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs
to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has
determined it is not required.DegreesAdvanced training beyond High
School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved
program in Practical Nursing.Required Functional ExperienceNo
experience requiredKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesExcellent
communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills;
ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional
relationships with a variety of patients, staff and
physicians.Excellent organization, prioritization and problem
solving skills.Proficient computer skills including keyboarding,
navigation within a windows operating system, and use of electronic
mail with exposure to electronic medical records systems.
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