Seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. This position assists the multi-disciplinary team as it relates to clinical services provided to the patient population.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This list is not all inclusive.)

  1. Collection of data related to the patient / family’s health, pain, nutritional, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, age specific and learning needs.
  2. Promotion of preventive health care.
  3. Referral to Healthcare Advocates or community resources when appropriate.
  4. Uses principles of learning to participate in education with the patient and family.
  5. Advocates for the rights of the patient and family.
  6. Safely administers medication and treatments per standard of care.
  7. Communicates with patients / family about the plan of care.
  8. Provides care using principles of telephone nursing practice.
  9. Anticipates needs of the provider.
  10. Assists in maintaining cleanliness and orderliness of the exam room, procedure rooms and other clinical work areas.
  11. Performs CLIA waived testing.
  12. Participates in professional learning experiences.
  13. Maintains required licensure.
  14. Although each position has its own unique duties and responsibilities, please refer to the policy on Job Descriptions for details that apply to every position.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of professional nursing theory.
    • Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of medical equipment.
    • Skill in the technical aspects of care.
    • Skill in the use of technology related to patient care and the documentation of patient care.
    • Ability to accurately collect data related to the needs of the patient / family in person and over the phone.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with the patient, family and coworkers.
    • Ability to prioritize.
    • Ability to problem solve.
    • Ability to collect information from multiple sources.

    Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

    Experience: One year of professional nursing experience in ambulatory care preferred

    Certificate/License: Current Licensed Practical Nurse license in the State of Michigan. Current BCLS certification.