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LPN, Neurology Clinic at Scottish Rite

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Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30342

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  18213     
Name of Location:   Scottish Rite
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse, participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of delivery of care. 

Non-provider based, physician practice sites, and utilizing the medical model of care delivery patient assessments, plan of care, and discharge plan are performed by a physician, Nurse Practitioner (NP), or Physician Assistant (PA). Under this model, the incumbent assists the physician in providing prescribed care or treatment to the patient.

EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment
  • Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) within 1 year of employment
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required in Urgent Care

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • NA

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Must satisfactorily complete the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta intravenous medication competency during orientation (Urgent Care)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Assists licensed professional personnel in providing care to patients and families, incorporating age-related and developmental needs.
  2. Participates in meeting educational needs of patient/family.
  3. Participates in providing discharge instructions as delegated by licensed professional practitioners.
  4. Maintains professional development.
  5. Supports department performance improvement process.
  6. Assists in maintaining departmental budget within established fiscal guidelines.
  7. Demonstrates competencies that incorporate age-specific guidelines, including N = Neonate (less than 30 days), I = Infant (30 days to 1 year), EC = Early Childhood (1-5 years), LC = Late Childhood (5-13 years), A = Adolescent (13-17 years), AD = Adult, and ALL = all ages.
  8. Performs other responsibilities as required.

 

Special Note: The LPN may not perform the following tasks:

  1. Documentation of the initial inpatient admission assessment.
  2. Initiation of Caregiver Protocols, with the exception of influenza vaccine protocols.
  3. Initiation of the administration of blood products, unsupervised.
  4. Initiate chemotherapy infusions or administer IV push chemotherapy.
  5. Complete the initial assessment for restraints.
  6. Unsupervised administration of code resuscitation drugs by IV push.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40 lbs with assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

 

Location Address:  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Bedside

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for twelve consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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