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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN)

Company: CommuniCare Health Center
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Serves as a clinical team lead by overseeing the day to day clinical services and activities of the Center. Responds to patient calls and provides health education. Serves as a mentor and role model for medical staff by providing ongoing guidance and training.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1.Mentors, trains, and provides guidance to medical staff in the day-to-day operations of the Center. Responsible to coordinate and allocate assignments to ensure clinic flow is optimal. Assists in the coordination of patient care and nursing activities; to include proper documentation of medical history, and vitalization. Ensures that all quality metrics are completed and documented in compliance with the organizations regulatory and accreditation agencies. Participates and prepares for the Centers internal/external audits. Screens and responds to member phone calls, directing to provider as needed. Ability to perform nursing duties in all areas. 2.Provides direct routine patient assessment and treatment, to include clinical/nursing procedures, as required within the scope of practice. Notifies provider as required for non-routine care or other unusual medical circumstance. Schedules urgent visits as appropriate. Processes medication refills per organization policies and procedures. Provides and promotes health education within area of specialty. 3.Provides exceptional customer service internally and externally. Greets each customer with appropriate introduction. Addresses concerns prior to end of interaction. Assists other departments as appropriated. 4.Maintains inventory of medical supplies, immunization and operating supplies. Ensures that all equipment is calibrated, charged, and clean. Responsible for waive testing in accordance to the manufacturer's instructions. 5.Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs. Participates conducts and documents in-service training and workshops for clinical staff. 6.Performs other related duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS:Graduate from an accredited school of vocational nursing Current unrestricted Texas LVN/LPN licenseExperience with EMR/EHR preferredAbility to plan, organize and perform well under stress Bilingual in English and Spanish preferredSensitive to the needs of the Center's target populationExperience in a primary health care setting preferredCertified in Basic Life Support (BLS), American Heart AssociationKnowledge of personal computers to include internet/intranet navigationsScheduled hours and/or work locations are subject to changeREQUIRED PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:Finger Dexterity:Using fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects. Normal fine and gross motor control of fingers and hands.Talking:Frequently conveying detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, clearly, or quickly.Hearing:Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information; hear whispered voice at five (5) feet.Repetitive Motions:Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers.Visual: Visual acuity necessary for the proper evaluation of a patient and to prepare or inspect documents or other materials. Ability to accurately view computer monitorsPhysical:Sitting 20-30% of time and standing, walking 70-80% of time. Lift up to 25 lbs; push and pull up to 45 lbs. Able to bend at the waist, twist and turn along axial plane. Mental:Able to repeat three (3) objects asked to remember; and copy the following drawing.

Keywords: CommuniCare Health Center, San Marcos , Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN), Healthcare , San Marcos, Texas

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