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LPN, Outpatient Float Pool

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Date: Nov 5, 2017

Location: Chamblee, GA, US, 30345

Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Requisition #:  1827     
Name of Location:   Primary Care Center
Work Schedule:  Variable
Employment Type:  PRN
Work Days:  Variable 

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of a physician or registered nurse, participates in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of delivery of care. 
 
Units using the “medical model”, patient assessments, plan of care and discharge plan are performed by a physician or physician extender.  Under this model, the incumbent assists the Physician in providing prescribed care or treatment to the patient.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from an accredited LPN program is required
  • Must have a current LPN license in the state of Georgia
  • BLS certification required within 30 days of hire
  • PALS or PEARS Certification within one year of hire date.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed the Children's IV medication competency check
  • Two years previous experience in the health care setting is required
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assists the physician in providing care to patients and families incorporating age related and developmental needs.
  2. Participates in meeting the educational needs of the patient/family
  3. Participates in providing discharge instructions as delegated by the MD.
  4. Maintains professional development.
  5. Participates in Children’s clinical shared governance initiatives as indicated.
  6. Supports the performance improvement process for the department.
  7. Assist in maintaining the departmental budget within the established fiscal guidelines.
  8. Clinical staff may serve a specific patient population and have the potential to care for patients within the age population range served at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.  Clinical staff will have competencies that will incorporate age specific guidelines.  This age population includes:

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

ALL - all ages

  1. 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 the administration of blood products, unsupervised
  3. Initiate chemotherapy infusions or administer IV push chemotherapy
  4. Complete the initial assessment for restraints
  5. Unsupervised administration of code resuscitation drugs by IV push

 

 

Location Address:  4166 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA  30345
Function:  -

 

 

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 575 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 eleven 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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