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|Job Title:||Licensed Practical Nurse||Department:||Nursing|
|Pay Range:||Level 2||Classification:||Full-Time, Part-Time, or PRN|
|Reports To:||Practice Manager||Status:||Non-Exempt/Hourly|
|Board of Directors Approval Date:||October 2001||Last Revision Date:||August 2014|
|This is skilled, technical work in the field of nursing. The role of the LPN is to function as a skilled, technical person responsible for supporting and assisting the medical provider. The LPN must work within the scope of practice defined by the Mississippi State Board of Nursing.|
|Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|
|To qualify for this position, the employee will: be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, with current licensure in the state of Mississippi; have and maintain reliable transportation; demonstrate leadership skills; and demonstrate a caring attitude and approach toward patient care. Experience in a primary care medical office practice, community health, public health, or equivalent setting is preferred but not required.|
Accountability 1. Practice within legal and ethical boundaries of the role.
Performance criteria 1: Maintains current Mississippi nursing license
Performance criteria 2: Maintains clinical competence and functions within the scope of practice as defined by the Mississippi Nursing Practice Law.
Performance criteria 3: Successful completion of probation and annual skills/competency requirements
Performance criteria 4: Demonstrates and promotes positive team behaviors
Performance criteria 5: Shows commitment to personal and professional growth through additional training, education and skill development. Show respect when provided with constructive feedback.
Performance criteria 6: Regular and timely attendance
Performance criteria 7: Performance of duties will be in compliance with all laws, regulations, policies and procedures governing Coastal Family Health Center.
Accountability 2. Provides essential job functions to maintain safe and effective day-to-day services
Performance Criteria 1: Works cooperatively with the provider and the clinical team in coordinating a daily routine to
maintain patient flow
Performance Criteria 2: Maintains supplies/equipment in an organized fashion
Performance Criteria 3: Accurately performs clinical skills according to written procedures and consistent with the providers orders.
Performance Criteria 4: Accurately documents “work up” data in the electronic medical record in a timely manner
Performance Criteria 5: Accurately follows procedures to obtain and marking lab specimens
Performance Criteria 6: Provides appropriate patient education information to patients. Answer patient’s questions accurately and timely.
Performance Criteria 7: Ensures exam rooms and work areas are clean, supplied, neat and orderly.
Performance Criteria 8: Accurately maintains referral information, messages and assists with follow-up
Performance Criteria 9: Assists provider during exams and treatment procedures
Performance Criteria 10: Monitors EPSDT scheduling and performs necessary procedures appropriate to role. (Pediatric Services Only)
Performance Criteria 11: Reports safety concerns to the supervisor in a timely manner.
Accountability 3. Participates as a team member to help achieve nursing goals, clinical measures and customer satisfaction.
Performance criteria 1: Provides input and feedback to the nurse manager for process improvement
Performance criteria 2: Demonstrates the knowledge of quality services and best practices to promote positive patient outcomes
Performance criteria 3: Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude
Performance criteria 4: Consistently demonstrates tolerance and a non judgmental attitude toward all patients.
Performance criteria 5: Demonstrates listening skills when a patient expresses a grievance or complaint
Performance criteria 6: Respects and supports the Patient’s Bill of Rights by demonstrated behaviors consistent with the document.
Accountability 4. Provides excellent customer service
Performance criteria 1: Demonstrates appropriate telephone etiquette
Performance criteria 2: Provides timely and appropriate follow up to all EMR messages
Performance criteria 3: Returns phone calls in a timely manner providing requested information
Performance criteria 4: Consistently demonstrates common courtesy and respect to patients, family members, providers and co-workers in all communications.
Accountability 5. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Performance criteria 1: Contributes to the daily operation of the nursing department by performing other roles as needed
Performance criteria 2: Completes special duties/projects as assigned
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