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LPN - Outpatient Cardiology

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LMH CARDIOLOGY - MED PLAZA 1
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

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 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 implementing patient care which follows physician orders or falls under the guidance and discretion of the registered nurse, while incorporating knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity. This position ensures care delivered is safe and meets the requirements of the Florida Nurse Practice Act, license, regulatory agencies and LMHS policies and procedures. The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for professional communication and collaboration with other health care team members to ensure the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Other responsibilities include; assisting with procedures, performing phlebotomy, processing lab specimens and the safe operation of medical equipment. This position provides patient education as directed by the physician.

Requirements:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of accredited Practical/Vocational Nursing program.
Experience: 3 years recent clinical experience in a multi-physician office, urgent care or ambulatory/outpatient setting preferred.
License: Florida Licensed Practical Nurse.
Other: Above average communication skills. Adaptable and participative with technology changes. Basic to intermediate knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred.
Specialty Areas: AHA BLS required. Must obtain within first 90 days of hire.


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 - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

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)
Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - 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)
51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
76 to 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Over 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

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