Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinical Lead

Nursing ServicesHamilton Neurology Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse, Clinical Lead 577052123

Department:  HPG Neurology Associates

Reports To:  Practice Manager and Clinical Quality Manager

Shift:  8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:00am-12:00pm Friday

Status:  Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Hamilton Physician Group (“HPG”) is a multi-subspecialty physician group practice and wholly owned subsidiary of Hamilton Medical Center, Inc., (“HMC”).  HMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hamilton Healthcare System, Inc. (“HHCS”). HPG was created as a responsive, scalable and adaptable physician enterprise to meet the long-term community need for medical specialties within the Dalton, Georgia and surrounding communities that for various reasons may not be optimally provided for or sustainable by the independent medical staff.

The LPN Clinical Lead will plan, organize, supervise and lead the day to day operations of clinical staff in the outpatient clinic ensuring the optimal, quality patient and family centered care.  This includes staff leadership in clinical processes, staffing, scheduling, training, workflow processes, quality improvement and risk reduction initiatives.

To perform nursing services and set standards to assure professional, skilled program of care and treatment is administered in a physician office setting.  Responsible for accommodating the needs of the physician by controlling patient flow, preparing patients for exams and aiding physician with routine procedures.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

Licensure:  Current LPN License in the State of Georgia, Current CPR Certification

Experience:  1 year in a physician office practice or hospital preferred

Skills:  Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Nursing in Georgia. Knowledge of clinical patient care, the ability to use critical thinking skills, highly organized with the ability to maintain accurate documentation and reporting, demonstrates evidence of exceptional leadership skills, positive communication, and collaboration with patients, families and other health care team members, maintains core values that are consistent with quality patient/ family centered care, and maintains a positive attitude toward other team members
 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Works in typical physician office setting with patients who are experiencing a wide range of medical problems. Required to work flexible schedule.  Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.  Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 30 pounds.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  Requires working under stressful conditions.  Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.