CBOC float LPN
CBOC float LPN
The primary role of the CBOC float LPN will be to work in the lab to draw lab specimens and process them. They will be working with the full-time lab LPN to provide safe, efficient care to the veterans. The secondary responsibility of the float LPN will be to help cover the PACT LPN position in Primary Care, make calls to the veterans to remind them of appointments, help cover the screeners desk and any other duties as assigned. Duty station would be Newark CBOC.
Duties include but are not limited to:
The Licensed Practical Nurse possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to:
Communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with internal and external customers.
Maintain confidentiality of written, electronic, and verbal patient/employee information.
Work and function within a safe manner including infection control and use of equipment.
Assure that patient safety is paramount in all aspects of patient care.
- Integrate and apply pertinent aspects of the Outpatient Clinic performance improvement program into his/her professional practice.
- Utilize nursing research and literature in practice.
- Integrate and apply aspects of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations National Patient Safety Goals as applicable to their area of practice.
- If Applicable: Schedule appointments for patients in collaboration with team members to ensure that all patients are scheduled within time constraints established by ACA guidelines and VHA policies especially adhering to priority access for service connected and OEF/OIF veteran populations
Will be proficient in women's gender specific care, including but not limited to:
a. performing chaperone duties
b. room preparation and instrumentation
c. specimen collection
d. tracking cervical cancer screenings