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Job Description

Job Title:
Lead Licensed Practical Nurse

Requisition #:
18-00864

Department:
PEDIATRICS

Location:
Patchogue

Post Date:
5/30/2019

Required Qualifications
  • Valid New York State License as LPN. 
  • Four (4) years of full time medically related experience in patient care required with a demonstrated working knowledge of many procedures under a variety of work conditions, including strict deadlines or emergencies.

 


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in Pediatrics.

Description

SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the lead Physician, the Lead LPN will provide clinical support and oversight of clinical staff and, in collaboration with the Lead Physician and Operations Lead, ensure efficient and optimal patient care is delivered to the patients in the practice.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Standards of Clinical Practice and Infection Control are maintained.
  • Oversee that all Clinical Standards and Administrative policies are practiced and upheld by support staff.
  • Certify clinical support staff annually in Waive testing.
  • Collaborate with Office manager to ensure staff attend orientation, annual recertification and yearly physicals.
  • Preceptor for all new Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Knowledgeable of JCAHO requirements.
  • Ensure an adequate level of medical supplies.
  • Maintain the medication room, by checking for expired items and correct par level of medications.  Maintain Refrigerator temp log and daily O2 check.
  • Ensure that lab logs are maintained.
  • Direct Oversight of Clinical Staff Assigned to Office.
  • Assess and evaluate staff performance and complete annual assessment, performance programs and competencies.
  • Assign staff to work with providers and address staffing shortfalls in conjunction with other leads.
  • Address provider concerns with regard to clinical staff and provide counseling/disciplinary action as required.
  • Monitor staff time and approve time off requests ensuring adequate staffing.
  • Performs clinical competency training for all staff.
  • Maintain quality monitoring using designated ambulatory metrics.
  • Manages PVP and facilities huddles with all providers.
  • Aid in coordination of pediatric medical homes, including running outstanding orders, follow up on referrals, and help facilitate communication between physicians and patients.
  • Ensure adequate and prompt patient through put by facilitating room utilization, vaccines administration etc. Space management, room allocation to providers, critical assignments and oversight of PVO for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ensure huddles are driving by LPN.
  • Assist site manager and organize educational opportunities for staff.

Other Duties
  • Make recommendations to Physician and operations lead to improve efficiency and physician productivity within the practice.
  • Attend regular leadership meetings and participate in decision making related to the clinical practice as a whole.
  • Work closely with other clinical leads and Operations Manager to ensure consistency in processes and procedures across practice locations.
  • Provide Clinical support.
  • Work with Provider when assigned.
  • Provide patient and family teaching as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

 


Special Notes

CPMP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Application Procedure

Lead LPN- Stony Brook Children's Services, UFPC

Location: Patchogue, NY

Schedule: Full-Time

Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-8:00pm, 2 Saturday's a Month Required, 7:30am-4:00pm, Variable Days/Hours.









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