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LPN Clinic

Pediatric Headache Center of Richmond Richmond, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $22 Hourly
  • Part-Time

LPN Job Summary

Our private practice office is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our team. At our headache center, an LPN works to meet the needs of our growing practice and take care of our patients. We truly believe in the philosophy of treating our patients like family. We are looking for compassionate people who will take the patients to heart and embrace our company’s mission of world class care for migraine patients. Under the direction of the managing physician, the successful candidate will work within their entire scope of practice. The LPN will be fully accountable for ensuring that the utmost in competent care and safety is consistently delivered to all patients. This opportunity awaits a motivated and ambitious professional with pediatric experience.

S/he would also be performing standard clinic nurse duties as outlined below.

LPN Responsibilities:

  • Check-in and out patients, Schedule appointments
  • Take vital signs (weight, blood pressure, pulse and respiration)
  • IV placement and medication administration for acute migraine treatment
  • Perform specialized nursing procedures for which recognized training and current competency have been demonstrated and completed, such as assist in trigeminal, occipital and SPG nerve blocks
  • Prior Authorizations for procedures, imaging studies, and medications
  • Triaging and manage phone messages for the physician
  • Complete paperwork for schools and letters of necessity as needed for patients
  • Neurofeedback training and mapping
  • Timely and accurate documentation of all encounters according to the Pediatric Headache Center of Richmond standards
  • Assist in patient comfort and relaxing environment
  • Patient education as necessary for medication use and side effects
  • Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate personnel
  • Acts as a resource to other staff and nurses by providing support and direction as needed
  • Understands and implements infection prevention practices
  • Participate in ongoing internal and/or external continuing education activities
  • Adhere to Pediatric Headache Center of Richmond Policies and Procedures
  • Arrange and/or provide client care by utilizing the skills of observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, counseling and health teaching; and reporting any adverse events to the immediate supervisor
  • Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties. Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns
  • Complete other tasks as requested as assigned by provider

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) skills:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program with an Licensed Practical Nurse or higher
  • Current LPN license in Virginia
  • 2+ years’ nursing experience is preferred
  • Experience in pediatrics and IV administration (PIV, CVAD, PICC)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Up to date first aid and CPR certification
  • Compassionate and friendly demeanor
  • Able to manage relationships with a proven track record of exceptional customer service
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to handle difficult situations in an objective consistent format
  • Able to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions and tasks
  • Able to read and interpret technical instructions related to client care
  • Able to visually and auditorially observe and assess clients
  • Able to transcribe physician' orders
  • Valid driver’s license

STANDARD OF PERFORMANCE

The clinic Nurse must demonstrate ongoing competency in completing all duties and responsibilities as detailed in this job description, in accordance with changes in provincial regulating body, as well as agreed upon specific goals and objectives.

Job Type: Part-time, 4 days a week

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Pediatric Headache Center of Richmond

Why Work Here?

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Address

2500 Gaskins Rd, Suite B, Richmond, VA 23238
Richmond, VA
USA

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