The Licensed Practical Nurse participates in planning, providing, and evaluating patient care at the appropriate skill level. They have a duty to provide a standard of care that meets or exceeds that of a reasonably competent and knowledgeable Licensed Practical Nurse. The LPN performs duties within their scope of practice delegated by a physician or ARNP. The LPN will report to the PSU Clinical Team Manager. *This position requires travel up to 75% throughout Orlando and surrounding areas, including Clermont, Winter Park, Lake Mary, Lake County, Volusia County, and Ocala. Position will be onsite at 1555 Howell Branch Rd. Winter Park 32789 when not traveling.* Duties include: Organizes the clinical environment in patient care situations. Support includes but is not limited to assisting the ARNP, including those skills listed under Job Functions below along with various other procedures as directed by the ARNP. The LPN completes FOC screenings and documents those results on the encounter form. The LPN should communicate data to the ARNP or other specified members of the clinical team within the provider's office as needed. The LPN delivers quality customer service. Ensures policy and procedures are followed including infection control, privacy and confidentiality. This position performs all duties within the scope of an LPN, including Focus on Care screenings, phlebotomy, and collection of vital signs. Primary Responsibilities:Reviews the patient history in ePRG for contraindications to FOC screening procedures Rooms patients according to company standards Performs all nursing care duties within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse, including DPN testing, Quantaflo testing, spirometry testing, administration of the PHQ9, DRE examinations, phlebotomy, administration of FOBT/FIT tests, scheduling mammograms or colonoscopies as appropriate, and schedules patient return visit to provider's office Organizes, cleans and stocks assigned FOC equipment and lab supplies as needed to bring with him/her to all field visits Communicates patient concerns, inability to collect FOC tests, and observed patient issues to the WellMed ARNP if present, or the delegated clinical representative in the provider's office at the time of the patient screening Responsible for completing FOC skills assessments of providers as needed Responsible for completing all patient packets and testing procedures in a timely manner and ensuring that those results are submitted to the proper person within the PSU and a copy is left with the delegate at the provider's office Performs all other related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:High school graduate or GED equivalentCurrent Practical Nurse License in applicable stateCurrent CPR certification or willing to obtain with in 30 days2+ years of related LPN clinical experienceWorking knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-9 and CPT codingComputer literacy required with ability to complete basic EXCEL spreadsheetsMust possess and maintain a current driver's license and operating vehicle within the applicable state to provide transportation of equipment and self to and from various provider's officesAbility to react calmly and effectively in emergency situationsGood communication and customer service skills both in person and on the phoneWillingness and ability to travel locally up to 75% This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of diseasePreferred Education, Experience & Skills3+ years of LPN experience in a medical setting Extensive phlebotomy experiencePhysical & Mental Requirements:Ability to lift up to 100 poundsAbility to push or pull heavy objects using up to 300 pounds of forceAbility to stand for extended periods of timeAbility to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machineryAbility to properly drive and operate a company vehicleAbility to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writingAbility to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solvingAbility to travel in a vehicle for extended periods of timeOccasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluidsIf the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: LPN, LVN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Nurse, CPR, ICD-9 and CPT coding, SNF, ER Nurse, Tampa, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Area, St. Pete, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Brandon, Temple Terrace, Carrollwood, Westchase, Riverview, Gibsonton, Apollo Beach, Florida, phlebotomy, clinic, geriatric, chronic disease management, motivational interviewing
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