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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Baptist Health Urgent Care

Company: Urgent Team Management
Location: Alexander
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Baptist Health Urgent Care is looking for a dedicated and compassionate LPN to join our dynamic healthcare team in Little Rock, AR. Twelve hour shifts and rotating weekends are required for full-time position. In return, Urgent Team offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive hourly wages to all full-time team members.
ABOUT BAPTIST HEALTH URGENT CARE:Baptist Health Urgent Care, with 20 locations in Arkansas, is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 85 locations under seven brands.
Baptist Health Urgent Care's convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. The centers are open seven days a week: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Additionally, all Baptist Health Urgent Care centers are Accredited Care Centers - a designation from the Urgent Care Association which recognizes the company's commitment to safety, quality, and scope of services.
JOB SUMMARY:The LPN will be responsible for greeting patients, activating patient files and providing support to patients and medical staff.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.--- Greeting patients and preparing them for examination or procedure. Recording health history of patient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. Instructing patients on collection of any necessary samples and tests. Obtaining vital signs and escorting patients to rooms.--- Assisting with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or mid-level practitioner during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.--- Giving injections, administering prescribed medications as directed by physician and in accordance with nursing standards. Observing, recording, and reporting patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.--- Ensuring that patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely matter and forwarding charts as appropriate. Maintaining patient files, records, and other information.--- Assisting with scheduling of tests and treatments. Arranging referrals to a specialist and obtaining pre-authorizations when directed to by the provider.--- Collecting, documenting, and delivering lab specimens and obtaining lab test results and other reports.--- Notifying patients of test results and follow-up appointments.--- Cleaning and restocking exam/treatment rooms between procedures.--- Following clinic policies for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous waste materials.--- Instructing patient and family regarding medications and treatment and discharge instructions.--- Assisting the provider with physical exams and in preparing for physicals.--- Contacting pharmacy to order prescriptions and notifying patients.--- Keeping an accurate and up to date inventory of medications and monitoring controlled substances.--- Controlling inventory and monitoring the use of supplies.--- Maintaining up to date stock and monitoring and maintaining medical equipment.--- Responding to and screening telephone calls for referral to nurse or physician. Triaging patients to ensure productive departmental flow
WHAT'S REQUIRED?--- A degree from an accredited school of practical nursing is required--- Minimum of two years' experience in a hospital or clinic setting is preferred; however, new graduates are welcome to apply!--- Must be licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with state regulations
BENEFITS INCLUDE:--- Competitive Salary--- Medical, Dental, and Vision Options--- Retirement savings plans--- Paid Time Off--- and MORE!

Keywords: Urgent Team Management, Little Rock , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Baptist Health Urgent Care, Healthcare , Alexander, Arkansas

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