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Licensed Practical Nurse II

Greene County Health Care Bayboro, NC
  • Expired: October 06, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Company Overview

Greene County Health Care is a Community Health Center providing comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services for members of our communities in Greene, Pitt and Pamlico counties in eastern North Carolina.

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse II delivers age-appropriate patient care to adult, geriatric and pediatric patients in an ambulatory care setting in accordance with organizational policies and procedures and consistent with the scope of LPN practice as defined by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. In addition, the LPN II performs a leadership role in the clinic by assisting the Medical Practice Manager with staff assignments, delegation of duties, and administrative/non-nursing duties..

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Participates in the collection and interpretation of data relevant to the health status of
    the patient.
  • Implements patient care procedures under the direction and supervision of the
    patient’s physician/mid-level provider.
  • Maintains and uses medical equipment, such as catheters, oxygen supplies,
    nebulizers, pulse oximeters, glucometers, and peak flow meters. Maintains crash
    cart, defibrillator, and other emergency supplies. Cleans, disinfects and calibrates
    equipment according to organizational policies and procedures.
  • Transmits medication orders/refills to pharmacies according to organizational policies
    and procedures.
  • Under the specific direction of the Medical Practice Manager or the
    physician/mid-level provider, notifies patients/caregivers of lab results and
    medication changes and provides patient instructions.
  • Assigns nursing activities to other LPNs and to Medical Assistants who are
    qualified and competent to perform such activities, in accordance with
    organization policies and procedures. Maintains accountability for all assignments and delegations made to other staff.
  • Ensures that clinical staff members are assigned/reassigned timely in designated
    areas. Consults with other clinics to coordinate adequate staff coverage, including
    assignment of self to fill in when necessary.
  • Qualifications and Skills

  • Successful completion of state approved LPN curriculum.
  • Minimum of two years of clinical experience as an LPN, preferably in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Current licensure as LPN in good standing with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support within six months of hire date and then every two
    years to maintain certification.
  • Knowledge of the N.C. Board of Nursing’s scope of practice for the LPN and the role of LPN in an office practice setting.
  • Ability to perform nursing skills and duties as outlined in organizational clinical policies and procedures that are within the scope of practice for the LPN.
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    Greene County Health Care

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    Bayboro, NC
    USA