LPN or RN

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Organization: Carolina Health Centers

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Requirements:

All employees of Carolina Health Centers, Inc. are expected to perform the duties of their job and behave in a manner consistent with the Corporate Philosophy which supports the values of: honesty, integrity, openness, the pursuit of individual and collective excellence, and unwavering mutual respect and appreciation.

In addition, this position requires:

Education:  

  • Graduate of an accredited program of practical nurse education.  May consider Registered Nurse as identified by company needs.

 

Licensure and Credentials:

  • Licensed by South Carolina and in good standing as a LPN/RN                             
  • BCLS certification

 

Work Experience

  • Experience preferred but will train new graduates

 

Skills:

  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Able to calculate medication dosages correctly
  • Proficient in use of computer and keyboard
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to manage self and environment calmly and appropriately in stressful situations
  • Clinical skills (basic): taking vital signs, patient assessments, injections, appropriate and complete documentation
  • Clinical Skills (advanced): phlebotomy, IV, EKG, catheterizations as examples

 

Work Environment:

This position involves exposure to customer/patient elements. The work environment is that of a medical practice that enforces safe OSHA compliant practice. HIPAA rules and regulations are stringently enforced. The position requires staff to work under pressure at times and with a diverse population. As a medical office, exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids, toxic substances, sharps, and other conditions are common.

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Active patient care team member: identifying and reporting to provider specific patient needs including those required for the visit and for general health care concerns
  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating patient charts prior to appointment and collecting additional information such as lab results, ER reports etc as indicated from chart review and patient care huddle
  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting area to the exam room and taking history as required by work flow algorithm. Assesses Vital signs
  • Performs routine lab procedures, including basic phlebotomy, as listed in Laboratory Manual
  • Assists providers with examinations and diagnostic procedures
  • Administers non-intravenous injections as ordered
  • Initiates and monitors Intravenous Fluids per professional license
  • Maintains patient documentation for example but not limited to lab orders and results, procedure results, phone calls
  • Assists team in care management as directed by provider
  • Follows Standing Orders
  • Prepares and maintains clinical supplies and equipment
  • Maintains patient rooms and treatment rooms
  • Sterilizes all instruments as needed
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and clean environment
  • Orders and maintains medications for office
  • Works in conjunction with Pharmacy Protocols
  • Triages and responds to patient communications within practice policy
  • Participates in professional development activities as offered and required within the organization
  • Complies with all HIPAA regulations
  • Updates and maintains clinical skills. Requests education as needed
  • Treats patients, their families and staff with dignity and respect

Performs other related work as required

Schedule:
Contact Phone Number: 864.396.0121
Program(s):
Application Process:
Call or email if interested.
Employer Address:

313 Main Street
Suite B
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States