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Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Patterson Family Practice

Richmond, Virginia

At Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses are able to see the impact they can have on our patients’ lives. We encourage and support our nurses as they develop and grow in their profession. Whether you are a new graduate nurse or joining us further along in your career we have opportunities and multiple career path options for you. Every patient means the world to someone and at Bon Secours Mercy Health our nurses mean the world to us.

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  • Agile
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Compassionate
  • Problem-solver
  • Results-Driven

Culture

  • Compassion — We commit to accompanying those we serve with mercy and tenderness, recognizing that "being with" is as important as "doing for".
  • Human dignity — We commit to upholding the sacredness of life and being respectful and inclusive of everyone.
  • Service — We commit to providing the highest quality in every dimension of our ministry.
  • Stewardship — We commit to promoting the responsible use of all human and financial resources, including Earth itself.
  • Integrity — We commit to acting ethically and modeling right relationships in all of our individual and organizational encounters.

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Patterson Family Practice

Requisition R111613 Market Richmond, Virginia Department FP-Patterson Ave - Provider Based Shift Days Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!

This position is eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus!!!!

Licensed Practical Nurse LPN - Patterson Ave - Provider Based - Richmond

PRIMARY FUNCTION/GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Physician. The LPN functions as an integral part of the health care team to provide the highest quality of care to the patient by preparing and assessing patients for provider visits. In this position, the LPN will observe, record, and report patient responses to medical care provided during appointments. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyzes the assessment data, evaluates patient's condition, and collaborates with the provider to develop and maintain the patient's plan of care.
  • Provides education to patients, families, and staff members, in conjunction with other healthcare entities, under the direction of the provider or manager.
  • Coordinates the care of the patient with other healthcare entities according to the patient's plan of care.
  • Administers medications in a safe manner, which is consistent with the organizations policies and procedures as well as the state requirements with which they are licensed in.
  • LPNs in a lead position serve as subject matter experts and clinical and professional mentors within the practice.

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.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active state Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year of clinical patient care experience (preferred, not required)


Training:

  • EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)

SKILLS:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to all ages of the patients 
  • Ability to learn and use a computer-based patient appointment scheduling and registration system  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a team 
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organization skills
  • Take and document vital signs
  • Room patients
  • Monitor patient conditions during in-office treatment(s)
  • Document patients’ medical records
  • Administer medications/vaccinations within scope
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care
  • Manage patient messages and communications (e.g., in-basket, MyChart messages)
  • Schedule tests and appointments
  • Telephonic patient triage
  • Attention to detail
  • Acceptance of authority
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication with family members
  • Collaboration
  • Teamwork
  • Conflict resolution
  • Active listening
  • Relationship Building
  • Time management  
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Accountability 

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS:

  • 40

WORK SHIFT:

  • Days/Afternoons

DEPARTMENT:

  • Patterson Ave - Provider Based - Richmond

BON SECOURS MISSION, VALUES, CUSTOMER ORIENTATION AND

CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS FOCUS:

It is the responsibility of all employees to learn and utilize continuous quality improvement principles in their daily work.

All employees are responsible for extending the mission and values of the Sisters of Bon Secours by understanding each customer, treating each patient, staff member and community in a dignified manner with respect, kindness, and understanding and subscribing to the organization’s commitment to quality and service.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties. This document does not create an employment contract, and employment with Bon Secours Health System is “at will”.

Working Conditions:

  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
  • May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
  • May be required to use physical restraints
  • May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
  • 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

    * 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.)   34-66%
  • Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%
  • Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)  34-66%
  • Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)   1-33%
  • Stoop/Kneel   1-33%
  • Crawling   0%
  • Climbing    0%
  • Balance   34-66%
  • Bending    34-66%
  • Sitting   1-33%
  • Walking    1-33%
  • Standing   67-100%


ADDITIONAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/HAZARDS:

  • Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
  • Perform shift work
  • Maneuver weight of patients
  • Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder
  • Reach above shoulder
  • Repetitive arm/hand movements
  • Finger Dexterity
  • Color Vision
  • Acuity – far
  • Acuity – near
  • Depth perception
  • Use of Latex Gloves
  • Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts
  • Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
  • Exposure to high pitched noises
  • Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population:

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in departmental policies and procedures.
  • Neonates (0-4 weeks)
  • Infant (1-12 months)
  • Pediatrics (1-12 years)
  • Adolescents (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Geriatrics (65 years and older)

Bon Secours 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

It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Bon Secoursis 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:

Days

Department:

FP-Patterson Ave - Provider Based

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 Employers, 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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Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 403b With
    Company Match

  • Professional Development

  • Paid Time Off

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