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LPN - Per Diem

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title LPN - Per Diem
Job Category Medical
Posting Number 20172627
Position Status Active-Per-Diem
Positions Supervised
Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary

Assists staff, providers, residents and medical students with patient care, clerical, and organizational tasks using a team based approach in providing patient care. Responsible for appointment scheduling, diagnostic testing and medical record management. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the care services. Conveys a positive image of USF Health. May be assigned to specific medical specialty (e.g., surgery, cardiology, neurology, etc.) to help with patient care related to that specialty or may be expected to cross-cover multiple specialties.

Note: Must successfully demonstrate competencies within job position.

Position Requirements

Education: High School diploma or equivalent required. Licensed as a Practical Nurse in accordance with Florida Statute 464 – maintain an active Florida license. BLS/ AED certification is required and must be maintained; demonstrated competency within 90 days required.

Experience: One year clinical care experience preferred.

Business Skills: Knowledge of basic organizational tasks and patient care management skills with demonstrated specialty competencies. Ability to recognize and report abnormal symptoms of patient conditions. Ability to administer medication injections as ordered, within scope of your practice. Phlebotomy skills preferred, demonstrated competency required within 90 days. Aseptic technique preferred, demonstrated competency required within 90 days. Adept at electronic medical record and proficient in computer skills, including Windows and MS Office.
Level 1 Background check will be completed.

Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Ability to stand for extended periods. Fine motor skills. Visual acuity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stoop, stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 65%

Patient Care Management
• Checks patient in and out in a timely manner
• Vital signs/measurements are taken and recorded in the EMR
• Prepares patient and assists provider with exams/treatments
• Provides basic life support (BLS) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as needed
• Provides basic lab procedures/collects lab specimens
• Performs phlebotomy skills
• Manages refill prescriptions as authorized by provider
• Conducts patient education
• Adheres to infection control / safety guidelines
• Administers Subcutaneous, Intradermal and Intramuscular injections
• Follows Departmental Clinical Procedures and Policies and adhere to Florida State Board of Nursing regulations and scope of practice.

Percentage 30%

Organizational Tasks
• Schedules diagnostic studies
• Processes messages and responds in timely manner
• Obtains lab results and documents in the medical record
• Reviews medical record documentation prior to patient visit for completeness / preps medical record
• Coordinates emergency visits or “add-on” patients
• Orders medical supplies as needed
• Stocks exam room/ work area
• Act as a liaison between providers, patients, pharmacies, hospitals, other health professionals and nonclinical staff to provide a team approach to patient care. (team meetings, daily huddles to review daily schedules and enhance pt care)
• Serves as a clinic Preceptor for new staff
• Prepares / submits appropriate Provider clinic change forms as directed by Provider and/or supervisor

Percentage 5%

Other duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you BLS/AED certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you worked with an electronic health record before?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current FL Nursing license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a High School Diploma or Equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3