Licensed Practical Nurse (Outpatient Clinic)

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

Job posting number: #7231468 (Ref:JR-13033)

Posted: April 11, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $20.96 - $34.52 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Licensed Practical Nurse (Outpatient Clinic)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

  • Utilize assessment, communication skills, and problem solving techniques to deliver quality care. The office nurse will also be responsible for the knowledge and technical skill needed to operate a variety of mechanical devices to accomplish this task. The office nurse is accountable for the age groups (average age group populations includes adolescents, adult and geriatrics) as defined in the scope of care.

  • Prepares patient for examination and treatment by taking and recording vitals signs, symptoms, and other necessary measurements and recording of chief complaints. Documents pain scores as appropriate. Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in the patient’s condition to the clinician. Assists with delegated patient education including but not limited to distributing educational literature.

  • Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures which could include taking patients’ blood pressure, documenting respiration and heartrate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as performing phlebotomies and EKGs. Obtains all necessary patient records as required by physician and verifies consent has been obtained prior to treatment or procedures.

  • Coordinates and manages patient care including pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, disability paperwork, prescriptions, and scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary medical treatments and diagnostic tests. Responsible for communicating appropriate test results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to provide optimal patient care. May administer medications upon the specific authorization and supervision of a licensed physician in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Provides clerical support with patient/client notification and documentation to include but not limited to complete medical records including labs, authorizations, imaging, hospital records and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient encounter within required timeframes.

  • Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas. Disinfects equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following sterilization procedures. Follows manufacturer’s recommendations and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates routine maintenance and repairs. Order supplies and stocks patient care areas. Monitors inventory including medication/injectables and immunizations, appropriately removes expired and/or recalled medications and equipment.

  • Executes physician’s orders in accordance with policy and facilitates patient activities/flow to maximize physician efficiency

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum two years medical/surgical or oncology experience preferred

  • Previous office experience desirable

Required Licensure & Certifications

  • Currently license as a LPN in the State of Georgia

  • Active BLS certification

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.96 - $34.52 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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