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LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE

Position Title: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - FQHC

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our dedicated team at our Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). As an LPN, you will play a vital role in providing comprehensive healthcare services to our diverse patient population. Your expertise and commitment will contribute to our mission of delivering high-quality, accessible, and patient-centered care to individuals in need. This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of our community.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Care and Assessment:

  • Conduct initial patient assessments, including vital signs, medical history, and current health status.

  • Administer medications, immunizations, and treatments following established protocols.

  • Monitor patient progress, provide health education, and offer support and counseling as needed.

  • Collaborate with healthcare providers to develop and implement individualized care plans.

   2. Clinic Support:

  • Assist healthcare providers with examinations, procedures, and minor surgeries.

  • Prepare and maintain medical equipment, ensuring their functionality and cleanliness.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, documenting all interactions and interventions.

  • Perform basic laboratory tests and specimen collection as required.

  • Coordinate referrals to other healthcare professionals or community resources when necessary.

   3. Patient Advocacy and Education:

  • Advocate for patients' rights, needs, and preferences, ensuring their voices are heard and respected.

  • Educate patients and their families about health conditions, preventive care, and self-management techniques.

  • Promote healthy lifestyles and disease prevention strategies within the community.

   4. Collaboration and Teamwork:

  • Collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams, including physicians, nurses, and support staff.

  • Participate in team meetings, case conferences, and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Foster a positive and supportive work environment, promoting open communication and teamwork.

 

Requirements:

  • Valid LPN license in [state/region].

  • Proven experience as an LPN in a healthcare setting, preferably in an FQHC or primary care clinic.

  • Sound knowledge of nursing principles, practices, and procedures.

  • Proficient in conducting patient assessments and providing direct patient care.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

  • Familiarity with electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

  • Commitment to delivering culturally sensitive and patient-centered care.

 

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, a supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. Join our dynamic team and contribute to improving the health and well-being of our community. Apply now to make a difference as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in our FQHC.

 

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the Licensed Practical Nurse position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, duties, or responsibilities, as other duties may be assigned as needed.

This job description follows the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) (May 1995)

HOPE Family Health Services is an equal opportunity employer who complies with applicable State and Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status.

 

Many positions at HOPE Family Health Services are funded in-part or in-whole by State or Federal Department of Health and Human Services funding and as such, our organization cannot employ individuals with certain criminal backgrounds or who are on State or Federal exclusion or debarment lists.

For more information | 615-644-2000 ext. 480
 

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