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Licensed Practical Nurse-Physician Practice

Job Description

Fauquier Health

The Licensed Practical nurse provides and directs clinically appropriate patient care to an individual or group of patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
  • Obtains and documents general patient visit information including chief complaint, vitals, height and weight on each patient.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Demonstrates proper infection control practice and adheres to Infection Control Policies and Procedures and OSHA standards.
  • Triages incoming patient phone calls and process according to medical necessity.
  • Retrieves and returns telephone calls to patients in a timely manner and relay information provided by physician.
  • Performs office procedures such as ear lavage, audiometry, vision, peak flow testing, pulse oximeter reading, EKG and nebulizer treatments as directed by physician.
  • Administers injections, vaccines and medications and other related tasks as instructed by physician.
  • Phones or faxes prescriptions/ refills to pharmacies.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • BLS
  • Licenses: Virginia State License as Licensed Practical Nurse

Minimum Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-Warrenton
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Fauquier Health

Fauquier Health is a community health system dedicated to high-quality, patient-centered care in a unique environment that considers the multiple facets of healing and respects the individuality of each and every patient. Located at 500 Hospital Drive in Warrenton, Virginia, Fauquier Health is a Planetree-designated facility and serves the residents of Fauquier and several surrounding counties. It comprises: Fauquier Hospital, a fully-accredited, 97-bed hospital; Fauquier Health Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, a 115-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility; the Villa at Suffield Meadows, an assisted living facility; the Wound Health Center and a medically supervised Wellness Center offering health and wellness programs. Fauquier Health also operates ten physician’s offices, including primary care and specialties. In 2012, Fauquier Health provided almost $12 million in community benefit support to its community. Learn More

Contact Information

US-VA-Warrenton
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Fauquier Health
Company:
US-VA-Warrenton
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Fauquier Health

The Licensed Practical nurse provides and directs clinically appropriate patient care to an individual or group of patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions, and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient.
  • Obtains and documents general patient visit information including chief complaint, vitals, height and weight on each patient.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments. Demonstrates proper infection control practice and adheres to Infection Control Policies and Procedures and OSHA standards.
  • Triages incoming patient phone calls and process according to medical necessity.
  • Retrieves and returns telephone calls to patients in a timely manner and relay information provided by physician.
  • Performs office procedures such as ear lavage, audiometry, vision, peak flow testing, pulse oximeter reading, EKG and nebulizer treatments as directed by physician.
  • Administers injections, vaccines and medications and other related tasks as instructed by physician.
  • Phones or faxes prescriptions/ refills to pharmacies.

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

  • BLS
  • Licenses: Virginia State License as Licensed Practical Nurse

Minimum Work Experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse

LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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