LPN Ambulatory Internal Medicine

  • Job Reference: 679011512-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Housekeeping & Maintenance, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, optometrist and/or podiatrist, performs patient care activities and completes required documentation for patients of all ages Responsibilities:* + Performs patient care for patients of all ages and documents patient care as per policy and guidelines. + Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

+ Provides education and information to patients and family members. + Provides minor maintenance and restocking of equipment. + Maintains professional growth and development within nursing field.

+ Participates in quality initiative and process. + Participates in the departmental orientation of new employees in a positive manner, shares knowledge, experiences, and provides guidance when assigned. + Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times.

+ Adheres to the National Patient Safety Goals as outlined by JCAHO. + Follows Code Blue protocol as per Clinic Policy. + Other duties as assigned Education:* + Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing Certifications:* + Current Ohio License as an LPN M-IV or LPN Meds certification + Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Complexity of Work:* + Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

+ Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations Work Experience:* + One year of patient care experience preferred Physical Requirements:* + Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good hand-eye coordination, involves extensive standing walking and occasional lifting. + Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. + Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

+ Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids. + Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. + Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work Personal Protective Equipment:* + Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.