The Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the LPN -TRIAGE include:
Maintains compliance with organizational policies and procedures. Demonstrates competence in patient care skills within the scope of practice for the Licensed Practical Nurse to include assisting with exams and procedures, administering medications, reinforcing patient education, and other procedures as directed by the RN or physician. Documents care provided in the patient's medical record. Processes orders, returns patient calls, and notifies patients of diagnostic results as directed by the physician. Assists with the maintenance of adequate supplies, and performs and documents medical equipment safety checks. Maintains compliance with established safety and regulatory guidelines, including HIPAA, OSHA, and infection prevention policies and procedures. Participates in unit performance improvement activities. Demonstrates good customer service skills when interacting with patients, families, and visitors. Exhibits effective communication skills and team work.
Completion of accredited practical nursing program.
Current NC LPN License
Previous physician office experience preferred.
Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Department: UPN1-20610-UNC FAMILY MED AT SOUTHPOINT
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