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Ambulatory LPN, PRN, Urgent Care, Greensboro

Company: Atrium Health
Location: Kernersville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
PRN Per Diem schedules are 7am to 7pm or 9am to 9pm
All PRN staff also have the ability to work at our Pisgah Church location- 2005 Pisgah Church Rd., Greensboro
*Pediatrics and Adults, must obtain ACLS and PALS certifications within 6 months of hire
Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or physician, provides nursing services in the care and treatment of patients.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited LPN training program. Previous experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse in a clinical or other health care setting preferred.

  • Licensed Practical Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina
  • Must have American Heart Association BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support) or American Red Cross required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire for Adult Critical Care, Adult ED Pediatric
  • Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire for Network ED, Peds ED, PICU and NICU, and other areas per unit guidelines
  • Pediatrics and Adults, must obtain ACLS and PALS certifications within 6 months of hire
    1. Provides patient/family centered care, acting as partner and adviser, assists and supports patients and families to optimally manage their health care, respecting their culture and values, individual needs, health goals and treatment preferences 2. Applies critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment in order to expedite appropriate care and treatment, especially given that the patient may be present with complex problems or potentially life threatening conditions. Uses critical thinking in clinical problem-solving relative to the scope of practice, knowledge, competency, and experience. 3. Assists medical staff with preparation, examination, and procedure to include interviewing/screening patients to obtain personal data and chief complaint, documentation for records, and vital signs. Performs telephone and in-person screenings. 4. Participates in recording and reporting responsibilities; documents findings relevant to patient's health care status or plan of care, documents accurately and consistently in accordance with approved policies/procedures. 5. Prioritizes and documents patient incoming phone calls, as assigned, regarding medications, medical conditions, and reviews with provider as needed for orders or changes. 6. Cleans and stocks examination rooms and/or other supply areas. 7. Documents all patient care delivered in the medical record according to the medical center policy. 8. Participates in regular team meetings and continuous quality improvement activities. 9. Participates in patient and family teaching, as assigned by the Registered nurse or provider, to assist the patient in knowledge, reach an optimum level of health, and to participate in self-care. The teaching will be through an established teaching plan. 10. Performs and maintains competency for point of care testing as assigned, ensuring compliance with WFBH Point of Care policies and with applicable state and federal regulations. 11. Complies with the Medical Center mission, vision, and values as well as the philosophy of the Department of Nursing and Service line standards in caring for patients
    Excellent interpersonal skills Solid oral and written communication skills Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care Basic computer skills Must display positive attitude with good customer service skills Spanish speaking preferred
    Well-lighted, well-ventilated, and adequate space Contact with patients and family members under wide variety of circumstances Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious and contagious diseases Possible exposure to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals Subject to many interruptions Subject to irregular hours
    0% 35% 65% to 35% 65% 100% N/A Activity X Standing X Walking X Sitting X Bending X Reaching with arms X Finger and hand dexterity X Talking X Hearing X Seeing Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling: X 20 lbs. maximum X 50 lbs. maximum X 100 lbs. maximum
    About Us
    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is part of Advocate Health, which is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, created from the combination of Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health. Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist's two main components are an integrated clinical system - anchored by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem - that includes Brenner Children's Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 300 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,700 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, the academic core of Atrium Health Enterprise and a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery.
    Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.
    This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.
    About the Team
    Mission, Vision and Culture Commitments
    To improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all.
    To be the first and best choice for care.
    Culture Commitments
    We create a space where all Belong
    We Work as One to make great things happen
    We earn Trust in all we do
    We Innovate to better the now and create the future
    We drive for Excellence - always

Keywords: Atrium Health, Winston-Salem , Ambulatory LPN, PRN, Urgent Care, Greensboro, Healthcare , Kernersville, North Carolina

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