oversees LPNs and other unlicensed assistive personnel in the
performance of nursing care of assigned patients. Maintains a
positive work relationship with the healthcare team and provides
patient care and service with individuals of all assigned age
groups. Performs human resource activities and operates within
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Required - Graduate of an accredited school of
Required - 3 years of LPN experience including ambulatory
1 year of relevant leadership experience.
Required - Current LPN License in the state of
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart
Preferred - IV Certification.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Proficiency in using computers, software, and web-based
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to
present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of
individuals throughout the patient care process.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule (e.g. 24/7, weekend,
holiday, on call availability) and travel throughout and between
Coordinates clinical operations and supervises, trains and
develops department staff to ensure quality assurance.
Performs performance evaluations for LPNs and other
clinical/clerical staff as directed by the department manager.
Coordinates provider call schedule and provider staff clinic
schedules and assignments.
Safely administers medication and prescribed therapies utilizing
National Patient Safety Guidelines.
Provides safe, effective nursing care to ensure an effective
Answers patients’ questions, resolves issues and escalates
concerns as needed.
Completes appropriate medical/legal documentation.
Adapts to the specific patient population, including but not
limited to respect for privacy, method of introduction to the
patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
Performs other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws,
accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that
apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance
with all such laws, regulations and standards.
This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than
negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move
objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3
or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements
are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight
lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light
Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant
degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but
entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3)
when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing
the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the
weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress
and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an
industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker
even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.
Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid
The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where
patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with
specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational
risk for exposure to all communicable diseases
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there
may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.