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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Orthopedic Clinic

Company: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Job Description:

Family Practice/Primary Care opening in Portsmouth, Virginia. This and other lpn/lvn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Orthopedic Clinic job in Norfolk, Virginia. The job is a civilian position within the extensive military medical system. Civilian and military personnel work together in hospitals and clinics providing a full range of services to the active duty military service members, military retirees, and their families.Our employees are our best assets! Come join our team of healthcare professionals where you are valued.Full-time hoursPTO - fantastic accrual ratePaid holidaysCompetitive CompensationBenefit Package (health, dental, and vision plans) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Orthopedic Clinic Job Overview:

  • Perform nursing duties associated with patient encounters such as obtaining and documenting patient and pertinent family medical history and patient chief complaint, assist physician during patient examination, as directed, provide patient education materials according to Clinic protocol.
  • Check patients into the clinic and triage using clinic guidelines. Inform the nurse or physician of the patient's condition and potential problems.
  • Obtain and document patient and pertinent family history.
  • Perform a full range of diagnostic support duties which include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, obtaining, recording and tracking results of diagnostic tools.
  • Assist the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations such as lumbar punctures, colposcopies and sigmoidoscopies, by preparing, positioning and monitoring patients, and setting out and handling instruments and equipment.
  • Perform laboratory tests such as checking urine for sugar and stool for blood. Record and report results of test.
  • Perform a range of treatment procedures that include sterile dressing changes, applying compresses, monitoring IV fluids, inserting catheters and suctions, inserting nasogastric tubes, administering medications, giving enemas, setting up and giving treatment that requires auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction. Ambulate patients to other areas to include Radiology, various clinics, and physical therapy.
  • Prepare patients for tests, examinations, treatments, and/or surgery.
  • Prepare, start, monitor and discontinue intravenous fluids with accuracy and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Maintain records of nursing care, dose and time of medication administered, and indicate if the medication was not administered and the reason.
  • Perform preoperative procedures for minor surgery, and fill out pre-op checklist.
  • Assist patients in admission, transfer, and perform discharge planning follow-up and documentation.
  • Support the patient and/or family members toward the achievement of treatment plan goals. Provide instructions to the patient on invasive procedures, surgical procedures and post-surgical conditions which were previously provided to the patient by a nurse or physician. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Orthopedic Clinic Job Qualifications:
    Basic Life Support (BLS) Graduate from a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) program accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). LPN/LVN License: active, current, unrestricted. Any US state.1 year within the last two (2) years as an LPN working in an orthopedic or surgical setting. Ability to meet security requirements to access work site Come join our team of healthcare professionals!

Keywords: FEDERAL STAFFING RESOURCES, Portsmouth , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Orthopedic Clinic, Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

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