18 days old

Licensed practical nurse (lpn)

Cleveland Clinic
Stuart, FL 34994


Description:

Assists professional medical staff personnel in providing clinical and administrative duties for the
MediCenters or physician offices. Assists with diagnostic and treatment procedures. Assists Office
Manager with clinical issues and responsibilities. Performs all duties under direction of Physician /
Registered Nurse.

* Observes proper techniques, including universal precautions in the performance of duties.
* Inspects patients' records to insure completeness. Checks patients into room obtain and record history, vital signs, temperature, blood pressure, height, weight, growth curves, as applicable. Prepare and drape patient.
* Assists physician and/or nursing personnel during treatment or minor surgical procedures, when cleaning wounds, setting splints or applying dressings. Monitors patients for reactions.
* Promotes wellness, maintenance of health and prevention of illness to patients and their families, under the direction of RN or Physician.
* Performs patient procedures as directed by Physician, such as bag urine, throat culture, immunizations, injections routes, eye and ear irrigation, laboratory procedures (U/A, strep screen, hemocult) label vials for lab and EKG. Monitors patient for reaction.
* Prepares patients for radiology procedures, dispose of contaminated supplies, restock supplies, linens, equipment and work area as often as required. Checks for defects, malfunctioning equipment, out-of-date materials, notify manager of same.
* Trains and orients new clinical staff as preceptor. Coordinates training of clinical staff on new or revised procedures as well as new equipment.
To effectively fulfill the requirement of this position, a candidate must meet the following requirements:
* A current LPN license in the State of Florida. Minimum of one year medical/surgical experience or one year experience in medical office environment.
* Heart Saver CPR certification, or obtain within six months of employment.
* Ability to communicate with the public in a courteous and professional manner.
* Flexibility to work various shifts and some holidays.
* Ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.


The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",

Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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Licensed practical nurse (lpn)

Cleveland Clinic
Stuart, FL 34994

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