Licensed Practical Nurse

Nursing ServicesDiabetes and Endocrinology Center Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  LPN, Outpatient Clinic 554582100

Department:  Diabetes and Endocrinology Center

Reports To:  Provider/ Office Manager

Shift:  8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday and 8:00am-12:30pm Friday

Status:  Full Time

JOB SUMMARY

Hamilton Diabetes and Endocrinology Center (HEC) is a specialty education and physician practice focused on diabetes and endocrinology operated by Hamilton Medical Center (HMC).

To perform nursing services and set standards to assure professional, skilled program of care and treatment is administered.  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:  Medical office or hospital experience preferred

Skills:  Nursing skills as defined in the Law Governing the Practice of Nursing in Georgia.

Oral Communication          Math Aptitude              Organization
Written Communication    Patient Relations          Reading Aptitude
Filing                                  Medical Terminology    Computer Literacy
Time Management             Professionalism

Physical, Mental, Environmental and Working Conditions
Works in outpatient clinic health care setting with adult, adolescents and geriatric patients with minor health related medical problems. 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 up to 50 pounds.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions.  Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.