Camden-Clark Medical Center Job Description
POSITION: Licensed Practical Nurse EFFECTIVE DATE: 05/04/10 DEPARTMENT: Camden-Clark Physician Corp REVIEWED:
JOB CODE: 6-002 REVISED: 6/22/10; 7/22/13
VP Patient Care Services VP Human Resources
REPORTS TO: 1. Reports directly to the Office Manager/Physician.
2. Works in collaboration with the other members of the healthcare team.
FUNCTION: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides direct and non- direct patient care activities under the direction of a
Registered Nurse or Physician. The LPN utilizes the
Collaborative Practice Model to render nursing care in accordance with Standards of Care, Standards of Practice, Physician Treatment Plan, and the Professional Code of Ethics.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Current West Virginia as a Licensed Practical Nurse required.
On the job experience necessary (approximately ___ weeks of orientation) in order to acquire
and effectively utilize knowledge of office structure standards, and to demonstrate minimal job competency.
Interpersonal skills necessary in order to instruct and comfort patients and their families.
Possess the ability to deal tactfully and harmoniously with guests.
Ability to be scheduled on the work based on operational needs of the hospital.
Prior physician office experience preferred.
IV. Age of Patients Population Served –
_X__ Infant: Birth – 1 Years
_X___ Pediatric: 1 + 12 years
_X___ Adult: 13 - 65 years
_X___ Geriatric: 65 +
____ No daily direct patient care contact
V. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A. ORGANIZATIONAL TEAMWORK COMPETENCIES
To support the mission of CCMC as follows: To meet the healthcare needs of our community for a lifetime.
The core values of CCMC represents the beliefs of our organization, guiding our processes and decision making at all levels. The mission is accomplished through a commitment to our core values.
Values based care recognizes the importance of quality customer services (Service Excellence Standards) to patients and employees.
In the context of customer service, each employee has the following expectations (dimensions of performance) as an individual and health care team member.
B. ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT COMPETENCIES
Demonstrates knowledge of and ability to follow / attendance / punctuality / time card system / scheduling policies.
Demonstrate knowledge of parking / hospital department locations.
Demonstrate knowledge and adheres to dress code.
Demonstrates knowledge of CCMC Compliance Program / Code of
Conduct / Confidentiality.
Demonstrates knowledge of CCMC Emergency Management Plan including the following codes:
Code Blue (Cardiac Arrest)
Code 1 (Assault)
Code Utility (Utility failure)
Code Red (Fire)
Code Weather (inclement weather)
Code Gray (Hostage Situation)
Code Amber & Code Walker
Code Orange (Hazmat)
Code Black (Bomb Threat)
Demonstrates knowledge of physical health / wellness information and Exposure Control Plan.
Demonstrates knowledge of Office/workplace safety.
Demonstrates knowledge of Risk Management / Occurrence Report
Practices / Non-punitive Work Environment.
C. WORK ROLE COMPETENCIES AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS Clinical Practice
Demonstrates ability to provide individualized patient/family education.
Demonstrates ability to meet standards of care and practice.
Assesses patients and acts as an initial contact for the patient.
Preps patients for exam, checks patient incisions, provides wound care and wound care instructions to patients.
Maintains necessary supplies for the functioning of the office.
Demonstrate knowledge of and follows correct chain of command (channels
of communication in handling patient concerns etc, including crisis situations.
Cognizant of environmental factors, infection control issues and maintains a safe environment for patient care.
Maintains accountability for compliance of Medicare Core Measures Indicators which fall within nursing scope of practice.
Professional Accountability / Leadership
Active on selected committees for the purpose of exchanging information and participating in problem solving methods.
Arranges own knowledge base and development by attending formal and/or informal educational activities.
4. Assists in identifying problems for investigation, collecting data for research projects and applying current concepts to patient care.
VI. DESCRIPTION OF PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1. The following items under physical demands, psychological demands, work demands and exposure category describe the basic extent of physical demands performed by staff in this position.
a. See attached Physical Demands.
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
_______________________________________________________________________________ The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and broad competencies for the performance of this job and the performance standard on how to meet the broad compliance. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
Employee Number / Employee Name (PRINT) Employee Signature / Date
Licensed Practical Nurse
Description of Physical Demands
On the job time is spent in the following physical activities and psychosocial interactions:
AMOUNT OF TIME
Work with others
Stoops, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl
Use hands to finger handle or feel
Pushing / Pulling
Reaching with hands and arms above / below:
Talk or hear:
Taste or smell:
Lift / Force
Up to 10 pounds
Up to 25 pounds
Up to 50 pounds
Up to 100 pounds
More than 100 pounds
Lifting Regular Basis
Occasional / No
Lifting Regular Basis
Risk of Electrical Shock
Hearing X Ability to hear alarms on equipment / pages
X Ability to hear Client Call
X Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff
Exposures Category X 1 = Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues
2 = Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues but employment may require unplanned category 1 tasks
3 = Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and category 1 are not a condition of employment.
A list of Hazardous Products or Substances that this position is required to work with are referenced for staff review. MSDS information