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Float LPN

Riverside Medical Center

This is a Contract position in Kankakee, IL posted May 24, 2019.

Summary: The LPN serves as the clinical support to physician and advance practice providers in the outpatient medical practice setting.

Skill set utilizes nursing process and practice based on established standards of nursing.

Delivers a positive patient experience through the efficient medical data gathering, supports medical staff in accurate medical record documentation and efficient follow through of care plan education and delegated clinical tasks.

Experience/Education Requirements: Graduate of an approved school of Licensed Practical Nursing required 2 years LPN physician office experience preferred Ability to work in an automated environment required.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Ability to keep accurate records.

Thorough knowledge of practical nursing theory.

Knowledge of standard practices, rules, and regulations related to licensed practical nursing.

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique.

Ability to deal with a variety of patients, staff, health care providers, and community representatives.

License or Certification Requirements: Current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Illinois FTE ?

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Days Responsibilities: Accurately dispenses and charts medications ordered by physicians and nurse practitioners.

Accurately performs a variety of testing, including audiometry, vision testing, EKGs, and spirometer.

Administers medications orally or by intramuscular or intradermal injections to patients through the life span.

Assists physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistance with specialized procedures (i.e., Norplant and IUD insertion or removal, biopsies).

Correctly assesses patient’s vital signs, anthropometric measurements, and charts them accurately.

Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.

Monitors medical supplies and stock medications, and stock treatment rooms.

Performs certain laboratory tests including urinalysis dipstick, urine pregnancy tests, and hematocrits and others as defined by clinic.

Reviews laboratory results and refers all abnormal results to the correct provider.

Triages patient phone calls for minor health problems and refers complicated illness to registered nurse, nurse practitioners, and physicians.

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Riverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients.

We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals?

by Truven Health Analytics seven times.

Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety.

We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.

Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago?s southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois.

Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth.

Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedication is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.