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LPN - Judson Hawk Clinics at the Center for Advanced Pediatrics (part-time)

Requisition #:  30667     
Name of Location:   Center for Advanced Pediatrics

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of a provider or registered nurse, participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care. At 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 provider in providing prescribed care or treatment to the patient.  May also serve as direct supervisor for non-clinical staff. This position supports our medically-complex patients. Will support clinics such as 22Q, Skeletal Dysplasia, Muscular Dystrophy, etc.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) school/program

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

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

EXPERIENCE*

  • No minimum experience required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • 1-2 years of experience

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. In physician practice, may directly supervise non-clinical staff.
  8. 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.
  9. 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:  1400 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Nursing - Nursing-Bedside

 

Overview:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. We have a total of 638 licensed beds among our three hospitals and 28 neighborhood locations. We are home to the only Level 1 and 2 pediatric trauma centers in Georgia, and we treat about 60 percent of pediatric trauma patients in the state.

  • We are ranked as a top pediatric heart care and heart surgery program by US News & World Report.
  • Our 27-bed unit is one of the largest dedicated pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Units (CICUs) in the Southeast.
  • We performed 634 cardiac surgeries in 2017. We are ranked No. 3 nationally in pediatric cardiac surgical and medical volumes.
  • Our Cardiac Stepdown Unit was recognized with a gold-level Beacon Award of Excellence. Our CICU was recognized with a silver-level Beacon Award of Excellence for nursing outcomes.
  • Our staff includes more than 50 pediatric cardiologists and three pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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