Kaiser Permanente Nurse - LPN - Internal Medicine - Southwood - FT(40) in Jonesboro, Georgia
Provides support for team and provider(s) during facility encounters. Manages patient traffic flow. Performs follow-up care per provider instructions and in accordance with scope of practice. Assists with patient education. Documents clinical information into the medical record.
Essential Responsibilities: - Prepares patient for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information and appropriate vital signs, documenting in the medical record according to guidelines (e.g., hearing, vision, blood pressure). - Provides intervention ordered by practitioner (e.g., medication, dressings, specimen collections, irrigations, suture removals, and IVs) and documents patient response. - Prepares room and equipment for procedures and assist physician as needed. - Initiates interventions and health education according to prevention guidelines. - Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the RN and within scope of practice. - Educates patient and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines. - Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, consultants and follow-up appointments as ordered by practitioner. - Effectively provides prevention, early intervention and ongoing health education for panel, patient and family. - Resolves patient concerns promptly. - Participates in process of interviewing, selection, orientation and training of new team members. - Participates emergency care as necessary and as directed by physician and registered nurse. - Maintains department Quality Improvement standards.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A Education - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire. - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.
Additional Requirements: - Complete a Customer Service Assessment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Health care experience preferred. - Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Nurse - LPN - Internal Medicine - Southwood - FT(40)LOCATION Jonesboro, GAREQNUMBER 620203
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.