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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Occupational Health Mercy Health Lorain

Requisition R129008 Market Lorain, Ohio Department On-Site Services - Occupational Medicine - Harness Health Lorain Shift Afternoons/Evenings Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position


The LPN OCC Health assists with the processing of patients in an office setting, including diagnostic procedures. This role is responsible for general clinical and clerical duties associated with direct and indirect patient care.

Essential Job Functions
*Interviews patient about current problems, medications, and allergies and reviews medical records for pertinent previous and current information.
*Participates in the patient treatment regimen, including administering medications (under the supervision of a physician and registered nurse).
*Establishes and documents patient treatment regimen under the supervision of RN or MD and implements treatment.
*Performs routine immunizations, nebulizer treatments, and visual acuity testing, and administers and reads tuberculosis (TB) tests.
*Assists in phlebotomy: identifies patient, checks requisition form for requested tests, and prepares equipment, patient, and puncture site.
*Assists in IV set-ups: verifying solution to be administered, evaluating infusion site, checking IV function and patient comfort, and discontinuing IV at the appropriate time, as ordered by MD.
*Maintains adequate inventory of examination room supplies and prepares exam rooms at the beginning and end of the day and between each patient contact.
*Performs a variety of office responsibilities: answers phones and takes messages and performs triage within the scope of licensed practical nursing practice in an accurate and timely manner.
*Facilitates and assists in the coordination of patient referrals.
*Communicates openly and effectively with patients and families, while demonstrating compassion and friendly behavior
*Ensures that supplies, medications, and equipment are restocked and maintained so that they are ready to use
*Conducts Spirometry and Drug Screens
*Serves as a Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT)

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification
Current Licensed Practical Must have a valid LPN license in the state you are working in (required)
BLS Basic Life Support (required)

Education
Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program (required)

Work Experience
1 year of work experience in an Occupational Health setting (preferred)

Training
None

Language
None

Patient Population
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Working Conditions
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*
May have periods of constant interruptions
Other:Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors

*Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)1-33%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)0%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)1-33%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)1-33%
Stoop/Kneel1-33%
Crawling0%
Climbing0%
Balance1-33%
Bending    1-33%
Sitting    1-33
Walking   67-100%
Standing  67-100%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near

Hazards
Depth perception
Use of latex products
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high-pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure

Skills
Active Listening
Service Orientation
Verbal and Written Communication
Coordination
Problem Solving
Customer Service
Good judgment and decision-making skills
Proficient computer skills
Medical Terminology
Compassion
Patience
Stamina
Detail-Oriented
Teamwork

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Afternoons/Evenings

Department:

On-Site Services - Occupational Medicine - Harness Health Lorain

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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Luis F., RN

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Luis F. Registered Nurse
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