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LPN - Acute Care

Medical Associates, Dubuque, IA Dubuque, IA

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Medical Associates is looking for an LPN to join the outstanding team in our Acute Care department. Candidates must enjoy fast-pace, teamwork, multi-tasking, and working with wonderful people to provide top-notch patient care. Our new employee training is robust- you will learn something new each day with a wonderful team of staff, nurses, and providers to always support you along the way.

Schedule/Hours:72 hours per pay period. Majority of hours will be scheduled in Acute Care (~48 hours per two week pay or more depending on department needs). Any additional hours (~24 hours per two week pay period) will be scheduled in the Clinic Relief Pool supporting other departments. Candidates must be willing to regularly work evenings, cover every third weekend rotation and additional weekends as needed in Acute Care, and a holiday rotation. Excellent shift differential applies for evening and weekend shifts!

Acute Care is Open:

  • Monday through Friday 7:00AM - 8:00PM
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays (Including New Year's Eve) 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Christmas Eve & Easter: 8:00AM - NOON
  • Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

Valid LPN license required.

Provide quality professional nursing care for clinic patients following license requirements, Clinic standards of practice and within the nursing scope of practice. Assist physician/mid level providers and co workers in coordinating and carrying out diverse patient care plans and services.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

Collect pertinent patient health care data, diagnostic testing and treatments. Review medical records and confer with physician/mid level providers to ensure patient needs are met.

Collaborate with health care team to perform nursing intervention according to plan of care.

Communicate effectively with patients, co workers, and others. Promote patient wellness and provide patient education.

Document care provided, including but not limited to: , interventions, medication, patient education, and assist with integrity of medical record.

Demonstrate flexibility in performing other additional duties of patient care. Provide input for devising systems to improve quality and efficiency of patient care and workflow. Participate in required meetings.

Maintain an office environment that is safe, neat, organized, and supplied with necessary equipment, instruments, supplies, and educational materials. Ensure equipment is functioning safely and properly. Perform cleaning and maintenance of equipment according to guidelines.

Facilitate reimbursement of services provided, including but not limited to: charge tickets, referrals, and insurance requirements.

Complete all other assigned projects and duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience: From three months to one year of similar or related experience.

Education: Equivalent to a two year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study or certification at a business or trade school.

Interpersonal Skills: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

Keyboarding skills and use of electronic equipment. Use and operate a wide variety of diagnostic and medical equipment. Use personal protection safety equipment including gloves, lab coats, gowns, goggles, and face masks/shields. BLS required biannually.

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Job Type: Full-time

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ID 739964
Dubuque, IA
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
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Health Care
First Shift
Second Shift
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

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