The LPN – Urgent Care reports to department leadership and is responsible for providing clinical care and services in close cooperation with and under the clinical guidance/supervision of the practice provider(s) and/or registered nurse. Performs a wide variety of patient care activities, accommodative services, and administrative functions to support the medical care of patients and families. Assists physician, NP and/or PA in all aspects of medical care, treatments and procedures, diagnostic and laboratory testing following established policies, procedures, and regulations. Participates in on-going quality assurance, maintains regulatory requirements, and assists in establishing and updating applicable policies and procedures. Provides support to orientation and training of staff and students. Demonstrates excellence in nursing practice characterized by quality patient care and participation in formal and informal patient, family and staff education. Demonstrates effective use of time and resources. Provides coverage as needed to locations outside of primary work location based on operational needs. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience, Education and Training Minimum: Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice. Current State license as a Practical Nurse (LPN) or Practical Nurse holding a valid Compact State license. Pediatric experience preferred. CPR and PEARS training required or must be obtained within 90 days of hire. PALS certification required or must be obtained within 6 months of hire. Ability to travel. Must provide record of a completed diploma (or equivalent) or academic transcript for those areas performing complexity testing.