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Covid Test Site LPN - 200908-50013760

Cape Cod Healthcare
Hyannis, MA 02601
  • Job Code
    37925

Covid Test Site LPN - 200908-50013760
Description
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) working at the COVID Testing Sites collect specimens (e.g. Nasopharyngeal swab) from asymptomatic and symptomatic patients in an effort to confirm or rule-out the COVID 19 virus.
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*    Verifies and implements clinician’s orders for COVID 19 testing 
*    Collects specimens (e.g. – Nasopharyngeal swab) from asymptomatic and symptomatic patients while maintaining infection control
*    Assist in implementing testing recommendations of COVID 19 for patients needing treatment/surgery as well those in the community, including long term care facility (LTCF) residents/employees, who may have symptoms of COVID 19 or require testing to rule-out exposure to help facilitate quarantine efforts as indicated based on results
*    Manages daily schedule and patient flow to expedite care and maximize clinical time while maintaining safety
*    Ensures specimens are labeled and stored appropriately
*    Prepares and maintains safety of drive through testing site for patient arrivals
*    Clean and/or maintain inventory of supplies (medical included) and equipment. Notifies supervisor to order supplies and clinical equipment as appropriate  
*    Ensures telephone calls and emails are answered and addressed timely
*    Assists in resolving patient concerns by acting as an advocate, as appropriate
*    Triages and assesses needs of critically ill patients who may need emergency care
*    Maintains communication and collaboration with inter-professional team and others to facilitate safe transitions and continuity of care delivery
*    Participates in practice and department meetings, trainings, etc. to promote continuous improvement and quality patient care
*    The LPN assists with activities such as training, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts
*    Takes initiative to learn, understand, and stay current with community resources and the greater healthcare system while continuously participating in self-assessment of skills
*    Maintains patient rights and abides by all confidentiality obligations pursuant to CCHC and HIPAA 
*    Provides clerical/office support as necessary (i.e. scheduling appointments, greeting and registering patients, scanning incoming orders and paperwork, answering phone calls and taking messages, faxing, etc.)
*    Ability to float to other CCHC COVID testing facilities including mobilized testing when required
*    Performs other work-related duties and activities as assigned or requested
 


Qualifications:
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*    Ability to read, write and communicate in English
*    Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing program
*    Currently licensed as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Massachusetts
*    Basic Life Support Certification for Health Care Providers 
*    Strong interpersonal, customer service, time management skills 
*    Experience with current office technology and proficient with computer office applications (Electronic Medical/Health Records, MS Office, etc.)
*    This position is open to all LPNs,  experienced and new grads welcome
 


Schedule Details: 40 hours per week, Rot. Days, (4) 9 hour shifts and (1) 4 hour weekend shift between the hours of 7a-4p , Occ. Holidays.
Organization: Medical Affiliates of Cape Cod
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: MAC-CMC CORPORATE MACC
Employee Classification: Regular-Regular
Shift: Day
Weekend Shifts: 
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Sep 9, 2020
Posting End Date: Ongoing

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Posted: 2020-09-09 Expires: 2020-11-07

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