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Licensed Practical Nurse (Day Shift)

Company: Healthy Community Health Centers
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

The Nursing Team at the Healthy Community Health Centers is a vital part of providing patient-centered clinical care that is accessible and affordable for all. When you join our nursing team you will provide a safe patient care environment that supports primary care services for pediatrics through adult, dental care, behavioral health and women's health. You will work with a team of interpreters to provide care at the highest level for those who do not speak English as their first language. Nurses at HCHC are part of a friendly team of professionals who support our physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in achieving improved quality of care outcomes and patient volume benchmarks in a fast-paced environment. Our team demonstrates successful professional nursing practices, patient care coordination, ethical accountability, and the preservation of patient and staff confidentiality. A day at one of our HCHC sites will include collecting patient information, implementing treatment plans and evaluating the care rendered to our patients. Full-time Nurses at HCHC enjoy: ---Daylight schedule, Monday through Friday---Paid Holidays---Benefits including: health, dental, vision, short term disability, life insurance and retirement plan---Work-life balance achieved through generous paid-time-off (PTO) Essential functions of the job include: ---Auscultating blood pressure---Ability to hear soft voices---Clearly communicating instructions---Providing input on assessments and evaluations of patients---Taking nursing history---Relaying information to multiple personnel, patients and their families---Mathematically calculating drug therapy---Administration of immunizations, therapeutic injections, medications and skin tests---Performance and documentation of vital sign checks---Routine treatments such as inhalation therapy and dressing changes---Providing accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures in the medical record ---Ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds---Bending, squatting, sitting and standing as necessary---Cultural sensitivity surrounding diverse patient population---Observes the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients and is aware of HIPPA guidelines---Advocate for a patient's best interest and make recommendations for patient special needs such as interpreter services; identified barriers to care such as transportation, medication assistance, outreach, and health education, influence a patient's engagement in their care, promote a continuum of safe, quality and cost-effective patient care. RequirementsRequired:---Current state licensure for LPN ---Current CPR (BLS) certificate is requiredAlternative Hiring Consideration: Applicants with CNA backgrounds may be hired as Medical Assistants with the opportunity for promotion to LPN role and salary upon passing boards and receiving state licensure. Preferred: ---Previous experience in a medical office setting---Experience with electronic medical records---Fluency in Spanish highly desired The ideal candidate will actively demonstrate dedication and commitment to the HCHC Values: ---Teamwork---Excellence---Accountability ---Mission

Keywords: Healthy Community Health Centers, Harrisonburg , Licensed Practical Nurse (Day Shift), Healthcare , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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