LPN/LVN Family Medicine

South Portland, Maine

Category: Nursing

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 787038

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $1176 / Week

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

South Portland, Maine

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $1176 / Week

Job ID: 787038

Posted Date: 5/24/2024

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Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse – Clinic Site works in a remote clinic location to serve a specific population’s nursing needs. The nurse demonstrates ability to make clinical judgments in an effective and efficient manner with supervision. The 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 FUNCTIONS

  • Assessment of provider schedules and organize patient flow
  • Assist providers with patient care:
    • Rooming complex and acutely ill patients
    • Maintain data registries and Meaningful Use information
    • Medication reconciliation of complex medication lists
    • Take vital signs and weight
    • Perform point of care testing as directed by provider
    • Perform screenings per provider guidelines
    • Assist providers with clinical procedures
    • Give injections and immunizations as directed by provider
  • Input patient care orders after Provider has noted them in patients progress note
  • Document all clinical data correctly and appropriately in patient’s EHR
  • Communicate patient  information after consultation with Provider
  • Preload patient records prior to routine visit per provider protocol and oversight
  • Refill patient medications according to protocol per provider approval and oversight
  • Prepare, stock and clean exam room(s), maintain supplies and equipment for treatment
  • Oversight of clinical environment with attention to safety and infection control
  • Oversight of clinical equipment including routine checks, calibration, cleaning and repairing
  • Perform point of care testing; oversight of testing kits
  • Maintain emergency equipment
  • Maintain pharmacy stock
  • Oversight of vaccine storage, handling and supply
  • Administer routine regular and non-routine medications per standing order protocol, and/or provider orders
  • Accurate documentation of all vaccine records
  • Provide follow up with patient after hospital and /or skilled facility discharge
  • Provide patient nursing care; facilitate patient education
  • Coordinate and support individual, group and population based health maintenance and promotion
  • Coordinate patient care management with in house specialties and resources; community resources; home health and other health care agencies; hospital care
  • Manage telephone encounters utilizing triage and telehealth principles
  • Excellent professional judgment, phone skills and decision making ability
  • Work collaboratively with all team members
  • Demonstrate initiative, responsibility, flexibility and decision making
  • Demonstrate critical and reflective thinking
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability and willingness to provide excellent customer service to patients, InterMed colleagues and vendors
  • Maintain confidentiality and compliance in all patient care activities
  • Participate in continuing and professional development
  • Complete InterMed clinical competence expectations Be an informed clinical care resource
  • Special projects as assigned by lead, coordinator or manager

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • MA
    • Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program,
    • preferably an Associates Degree program; current CMA or RMA certification; or must obtain within 6 weeks of hire
  • RN/LPN 
    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
    • Unencumbered active registered nurse licensure in state of Maine
    • All
      • Professional appearance and demeanor
      • Proficient in Windows applications, electronic medical record preferred
    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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