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Bilingual Spanish Licensed Vocational Nurse - WellMed - Jupiter & Garland - Dallas TX

Dallas, TX 75201
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    886453

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm) 

 

WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group.

 

Under the direction of providers (defined as an MD, DO, DPM, NP or PA) or RNs, the LVN/LPN provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and procedures approved by WellMed and applicable state board of nursing . Is an active member of the health care team to assess patients' needs, provide input into the plan of care and implement prescribed interventions.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, medication administration, EKGs, phlebotomy) as determined by the applicable State Board of Nursing
  • Participates in implementing established education plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well defined health learning needs
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by providers, RNs, and policies, including referrals, transition visits, medications, procedures and follow up
  • Documents chief complaint and rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination
  • Telephonically obtains information on chief complaint and symptoms and accurately relays information to provider
  • Collects data and performs -focused- nursing assessment of patients; assists in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment and identifies patient's needs; communicates findings to the provider
  • Records patient assessment and care in the medical record in an accurate and timely manner
  • Reviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for patients prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider and/or RN
  • Provides a safe environment (OSHA standards) for patients and staff in the clinic
  • Ensures patient confidentiality (HIPAA) at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respect
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
  • Practices standard infection control precautions
  • Ensures medication management follows policies and procedures; appropriately documents medications & immunizations in patient records
  • Follows laboratory management polices & procedures and CLIA standards; collects lab samples and ensures proper labeling
  • Fulfills medication refill requests following approved protocols
  • If certified in IV therapy; starts peripheral lines, monitors and adjusts flow rates, prime IV lines, changes dressing on IV sites (if needed) and discontinues venous lines
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease. 

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Posted: 2020-09-08 Expires: 2020-10-25

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Bilingual Spanish Licensed Vocational Nurse - WellMed - Jupiter & Garland - Dallas TX

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