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Pediatric Urgent Care LPN - Glenview, IL - Full Time

Company: PM Pediatrics
Location: Glenview
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:As a healthcare organization, we believe that vaccination against COVID-19, and other diseases, is critical in protecting our people and our patients. As a matter of Company policy, all new and rehires are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment.It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.SummaryThe Licensed Practical or Vocation Nurse (LPN/LVN) is responsible for all departmental functions aligned with the mission, vision, and goals of PM Pediatrics. The LPN/LVN role is an opportunity for a pediatric LPN/LVN to apply their skills in a pediatric urgent care setting and assist with primary patient care based on individual patient needs within their scope of practice under the physician's direct supervision. This position maintains effective working relationships with all customers, including patients/families, physicians, employees, volunteers, and vendors.DescriptionJob Responsibilities:Provider clinical and administrative support for providers, patients, and office operationsObtain medical history, patient vital signs, intake, and prioritize patient carePerform procedures (venipuncture, IV insertion, urinary straight catheterization), administer medications (oral, rectal, IM, and IV), and assist the physician with total patient care within the scope of practiceRemaining knowledgeable in pediatric pharmacologyBe an integral part of the patient care team and assist with patient care within the scope of practicePerform monthly quality control checks in the officeAssist in performing quality control testing in the labAbility to assist the physician with patient care, positioning, and comfort during the x-ray processKeep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, and proper sterilization tools and equipment as requiredPractice standard safety practices and precautionsHelps patients in distress by responding to emergencies and promptly notifying physicianEstablish effective rapport with clients, families, other employees, and physiciansMaintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes to management teamContributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as neededMaintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulationsMaintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential in compliance with HIPAA regulationsUpdate knowledge by participating in continuing education requirements and opportunities; regarding professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizationsIND123Enhances health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and challenging requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishmentsAssisting patients with complaints and taking an active role in service recovery when neededAssist physician with a focus on efficiency metrics to improve urgent care flow and throughput (Arrival to Room, Arrival to Medication Administration, Disposition to Discharge, Discharge Length of Stay)QualificationsPediatric experience is required; Pediatric ER, Pediatric hospital unit, or Pediatrics Urgent Care Experience preferredActive state nursing license or active compact state licensure from the state you residePrior experience and competency with nursing procedures (not limited to IV placement, urinary straight catheterization, and medication administration)Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) recommendedKnowledge of medical practice and terminology, clinic's processes, and proceduresKnowledge of medical equipment and instrumentsSkill in rapid assessment of the critical presentation of the pediatric populationAbility to use sound reasoning and judgment and act calm in emergenciesAbility to effectively communicate both verbally and nonverballyPossess the following qualifications: Energetic, Highly Motivated, Customer Service Focus, Positive Attitude, Confidentiality, Teamwork, and ProfessionalismIf you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!EEO StatementPM Pediatrics is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: PM Pediatrics, Glenview , Pediatric Urgent Care LPN - Glenview, IL - Full Time, Healthcare , Glenview, Illinois

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