LPN/LVN Clinic / Wellness / Immunization

Hohenwald, Tennessee

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 786425

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1396 / Week

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

Hohenwald, Tennessee

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $1396 / Week

Job ID: 786425

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

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Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse works in a variety of remote or clinic settings to serve a specific population’s health and/or wellness needs.  These variety of sites include but are not limited to community or employment immunization clinics, wellness clinics, job safety and workers compensation sites and travel health clinics from pediatric to geriatric age populations. 

The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse demonstrates the ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner under the supervision of an RN or Physician.  The Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse demonstrates critical thinking and performance ability in the coordination of patient care.  Consistently performs according to nursing standards and is accountable in providing safe, quality patient care. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse utilizes the nursing process to review plan, implement and evaluate patient care
  • Evaluates a patient’s health status, estimates the level of health risk and informs/provides s feedback to patients to motivate behavior change to reduce health risks
  • Performs health screenings and makes appropriate referrals when indicated
  • Performs interventions according to identified priorities, plan of care, and the Clinic policies and patient care outcome standards
  • Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic patient environment
  • Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education when appropriate
  • Documents patient’s response to nursing and other interventions
  • Monitors the safety and effectiveness of the environment and equipment
  • Knowledge of universal precautions
  • Knowledge of protocols for adverse reactions, reporting of incidents and injuries
  • Knowledge of Workers Compensation assessments and reporting if applicable
  • Knowledge of Immunization and Vaccine schedules and safety
  • Administers vaccines or any necessary medications per protocols
  • Handles storage and transportation of necessary supplies including vaccines
  • Appropriately handles and disposes of biological waste
  • Helps stock and maintain the cleanliness of the site/location where they are stationed
  • Helps set up and dismantle clinic sites in various settings 
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse License in state where they are practicing
  • One year experience as an LPN/LVN in a clinic setting preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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