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LPN, Medical Group (Milford Surgery)

Company: UMass Memorial Medical Group
Location: Worcester
Posted on: July 14, 2019

Job Description:



At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve.We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 193553

Title: LPN, Medical Group

Dept: Surgery

Grade: NSG10

Posting Date: June 6, 2019

Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: Days

Union: Non-Union

Hours: 40

Shift Length: 8 hours

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group - 91 Water St, Milford, MA

Position Summary:

Performs selected and delegated nursing tasks in the care patients.

This position is triage - focused.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:


  • Completion of an accredited school of practical nursing program.
  • Current Massachusetts LPN licensure.

    Experience/Skills:

    Required:

    • Knowledge of basic nursing procedures.
    • Three to twelve months experience.

      Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements.

      Department-specific competencies and their measurements will be developed and maintained in the individual departments. The competencies will be maintained and attached to the departmental job description. Responsible managers will review competencies with position incumbents.

      Major Responsibilities:

      • Coordinates patient flow and prepares patient for examinations. Prepares patient for office and laboratory procedures as required. Assists physician and others as required or directed.
      • Evaluates patients. Documents information as required. Takes vital signs such as weight, blood pressure, height and temperature.
      • Cleans and stocks examination rooms as required. Maintains supplies and pharmaceuticals as required.
      • Performs and records laboratory results such as urine dip sticks. Documents readings as required. Ensures laboratory results are received and reviewed by physician or others as required.
      • Triages medical calls. Returns calls and documents in patient medical record as required or directed. Ensures follow?up. Provides patient education.
      • Calls prescriptions and refills as directed. Documents prescription calls as required.
      • Establishes recall system for physical examinations, paps, abnormal tests and related results.
      • Calls patients who miss appointments as required. Documents no?shows and follow?up as required.
      • Prepares, administers and documents immunizations, injections and laboratory tests following standard procedure within scope of practice.
      • Receives and evaluates patient referrals as required.

        Standard Staffing Level Responsibilities:

        • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures and objectives.
        • Attends variety of meetings, conferences, seminars as required or directed.
        • Demonstrates use of Quality Improvement in daily operations.
        • Complies with all health and safety regulations and requirements.


          • Respects diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment of professionalism, tolerance, civility and acceptance toward all employees, patients and visitors.
          • Maintains, regular, reliable, and predictable attendance.


            • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed.

              Standards of Respect:

              We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

Keywords: UMass Memorial Medical Group, Worcester , LPN, Medical Group (Milford Surgery), Healthcare , Worcester, Massachusetts

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