1+ months

LPN-SOM (HUNTSVILLE, AL) - T197607

UAB Medicine
Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Job Code
    180583
Primary Location Huntsville Regional Medical Campus
Job Category:Health Related Professions
Organization:311901000 Huntsville Clinic-General
Employee Status:Regular
Shift:Day/1st Shift
Description
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Position Summary

Under general supervision, to provide nursing care to study patients based on the nursing process, UAB Hospital Standards of Nursing Care, and UAB Hospital policies and procedures while ensuring the quality of care. To orient patients and family members to the surrounding environment, acting as a patient advocate. To collect study patient assessment data and notify the Research Nurse Coordinator of potential problems as appropriate. To evaluate patient s response to care and report findings to RN, document delivery of patient care, effectively respond to emergency situations, demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, meet patient s educational needs, and serve as a role model to other members of the patient care team.

We are searching for a motivated, outgoing, organized individual who is interested in being part of an innovative, team-based approach to healthcare.  In this role, the ideal candidate will focus on improving the health status and care of individuals with chronic medical conditions, function as a part of an interdisciplinary team, and ensures excellence in patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with Population Health Nurse supervisor to identify patients for annual wellness exams (AWV) and enrollment in chronic care management (CCM) program  
  • Tracks results of screening tests to close care gaps, close referral appointment loop, schedule diagnostic testing  
  • Assists Population Health Nurse supervisor with quality improvement projects  
  • Schedules patients for AWV appointments  
  • Accomplishes weekly and monthly team goals  
  • Demonstrates commitment to providing outstanding customer service in a manner that is reflective of our mission, values, and customer service standards
  • Performs Medicare annual wellness exams (AWV) under the direct supervision of the resident or faculty
  • Attends and actively participates in training related activities as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Hourly Pay Range: $17.00 - $20.66



Qualifications
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Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited Practical Nursing Program is required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirements. Currently licensed or licensed by endorsement as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Experience

  • Demonstrates professional behavior  
  • Becomes familiar with the concepts of motivational interviewing and health coaching  
  • Highly organized with an attention to detail  
  • Demonstrates professional and effective written and oral communication skills  
  • Knowledge of community resources  
  • Ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations  
  • Ability to work with patients/family members in a respectful, compassionate manner  
  • Ability to work with a high volume of patients  
  • Looks for opportunities for improvement  
  • Demonstrates understanding of IT resources and patient databases    
  • Ability to cultivate long-term relationships with the population served
  • Know how to vital signs and recognize abnormal readings.
  • Familiar with basic lab results and know when to report abnormal findings.
  • Basic computer skills ie, input orders, electronic documentation, etc
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with difficult patients

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Posted: 2022-06-07 Expires: 2022-09-04

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