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Licensed Practical Nurse Family Medicine

UP Health System- Bell

This is a Contract position in Ishpeming, MI posted May 13, 2021.

UP Health System – BellRendersnursing care in assigned area in terms of individualized client needs,according to dependent and independent nursing functions and conformance withrecognized nursing technique, procedures, and established standards based onthe scope of practical nursing, under the direction/delegation of the clinicmanagement team and of the registered nurse and/or providerFollows established policies and procedures, objectives, safetystandards, and sensitivity to confidential informationPerforms general nursing care. Administers prescribedmedications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.Aids the provider during patient examination, testing, andtreatment.Maintains timely flow of patient appointments.Greets patients and prepares them for physician examination.Screens patients for appropriate information and documents all information inthe Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.Arranges for patient testing and procedures and instructs thepatient in these procedures as appropriate.Assists providers with direct patient care, examinations, andtreatment plans.Prepares patients and assists providers with minor medicalprocedures.Performs nursing procedures under provider’s direction.Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.Instructs patients and/or family members regarding the medicalcondition of the patient, including medication and treatment.Coordinates patient care with other departments within Bell andwith other community health care agencies.Prepares exam rooms and treatment areas, including there-stocking of all appropriate supplies.Attends required meetings and in-services and maintains anactive professional license.Completes annual educational requirements.Maintains confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations.Support the culture of service excellence throughout theorganization.Actively seeks ways to demonstrate a commitment to continuousimprovement and participates in professional development opportunities.Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.Computer and/or keyboarding skills required.Exceptional human relations skills, effective oral, listeningand written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills with customersof various backgrounds.Excellent organizational abilities.Demonstrated teamwork skills.Ability to deal with change.Demonstrates a positive attitude towards initiating continuousimprovement.Ability to respond appropriately even in challenging situations.Ability to work without direct supervision.Knowledge of examination, diagnostics, and treatment roomprocedures.Knowledge of patient education principles and self managementtechniquesKnowledge of common safety hazards and precautions.Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications.Skill in measuring vital signs, including temperature, bloodpressure, pulse, respiratory rate, pain assessment, and pulse oximetry. Ability to recognize issues and identify solutions.Job Requirements:Minimum Education Graduate of a Program in DisciplineRequired Skills Requires critical thinking skills,decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must beable to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Certifications:  Basic Life Support (BLS) Licenses: Valid statelicense to practice practical nursing Minimum Work Experience: Preferred: One year of priorexperience as a Licensed Practical NurseLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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