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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Vocational

Piney Green, North Carolina · Healthcare

We are seeking LPN's (Licensed Practical Nurses) - Vocational for full-time positions supporting our client.

Work Schedule:

Branch Clnics: Monday - Friday between 0645am and 5:00pm, with 30 minute lunch break

No On-Call, No Weekends, No Holidays!!


Core Duties:

  • Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
  • Complete assigned patient care based on the patients’ conditions, use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments, and accurately recognize, report and record relevant patient information.
  • Observe, identify and respond to the patient’s needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education.
  • Prepare and administer prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and perform treatments according to established policies/procedures.
  • Recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.
  • Perform support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient’s condition before, during, and following the procedure.
  • Orient peers and ancillary personnel to unit policies and procedures, skills, and standards of practice.
  • Integrate healthy work environment principles that result in improved patient healthcare delivery, education of patients and their families and employee satisfaction.

Additional Duties vary dependent upon clinic/department assigned:

Branch Clinics:

  • Participate in MHP/MCMH Team huddles/meetings each day to review scheduled appointments, identify MHP/MCMH Team requirements (i.e., supplies and equipment and staff support issues related to the day’s scheduled appointments) and scheduled patient requirements (i.e., scrubbing the schedule to identify diagnostic procedures or medical readiness requirements that may be ordered or prepared before the patient appointment). 
  • Prepare patient electronic health record and other appropriate forms prior to patient’s appointment.
  • Assist the MCMH team in managing many aspects of patient’s care: referrals, hospitalizations, ER visits, ancillary testing and other as directed to achieve optimum outcomes in safe and cost effective manner.
  • Develop/distribute lists of community resources available to patients.
  • Establish and maintains a relationship with consulting providers, hospitals, ERs and other frequently utilized healthcare resources to serve as a bridge across the continuum for the patient.
  • Coordinate consult/referral/ follow-up/tracking process for the practice.
  • Coordinate continuity of care with patient to insure compliance.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Degree: Certificate
• Education: Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program

Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification

Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: IV, medications and blood administration

• Experience: One year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation within the last two years
• Licensure: Current, full, active and unrestricted license as a practical or vocational nurse.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.

Pay Scale: $19.78 - 26.50 per hour, to be determined based on qualifications, experience, and location

* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays! 

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD/Life and Health Savings Account available!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

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