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Licensed Practical Nurse - Ambulatory

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Categories: Nursing
Type: HUB Req
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Lee Physician Group is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join our growing Physician Offices. We have openings in a variety of areas and we do hire qualified New Grads!! Openings may include:

Family/Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Pediatrics
OB/GYN
Community Health
Lee Convenient Care
Allergy/Immunology
Infectious Disease

Come join a health system known for its stability, growth and competitive wages. Our exceptional Benefits Package includes affordable medical, dental and vision with prescription drug coverage. Free Employee Health Clinics, Employer Match Retirement Plan, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off and subsidized child care facilities. All new hires receive four full days of paid training on our EMR system (EPIC) and other office equipment prior to starting in the physician office.

At Lee Health we are Caring people, Inspiring health.

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing an excellent customer experience while ensuring patient care is delivered safely, effectively and efficiently. This position is responsible for the collection of patient health data and the safe delivery and documentation of selected acts such as administration of treatments and medications. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for collecting data either directly or telephonically in a systematic and ongoing manner, which is based on patient response to treatments, medications and changes in condition. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for the implementation of patient care and patient education, which follows providers orders or falls under the guidance and discretion of a registered nurse, while incorporating knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity. This position ensures that the care delivered is safe and meets the requirements of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, licensure, regulatory agencies and LMHS policies and procedures. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for professional communication, patient education and collaboration with other health care team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma Required or GED Required. Graduate of accredited Practical/Vocational Nursing program.

Experience:
Previous LPN experience preferred

State of Florida Licensure Requirements:
Licensed Practical Nurse Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support) Required

Additional Details
AHA BLS required. Must obtain within first 90 days of hire.

Other Requirements
Above average written and verbal communication skills. Adaptable and participative with technological changes. Proficient use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred. Early/late hours and/or weekends may be required.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
General Requirements (has the ability to…)
Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Overhead Work Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for…)
Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…)
Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Hand Manipulation (ability with…)
Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Required Lifting (ability to lift…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Environmental (may be exposed to…)
Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)