Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Ambulatory Care Unit - Ambulatory Care Unit
Company: Washington Regional
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Job Posting: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Ambulatory Care
Unit Employment Type: Full Time Location: Washington Regional
Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Department: Ambulatory Care Unit
Shift: Mid-Shift FTE: Job Number: JO-2111-44557 Date Posted:
11/16/2021 Categories: Licensed Nurses Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally
governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our
system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart
of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary,
specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest
Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported
and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique
employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which
we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional
Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and
inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health
of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high
quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas
--- the best place to receive care and the best place to give
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors,
physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.Position
The role of the Pre-Admissions Nurse reports to the ACU Manager.
This position is responsible for monitoring, reviewing, and
streamlining elective admission procedures and processes for all
patients for the ACU. This position also efficiently and
effectively coordinates admission care and direction of patient
care for elective admissions with physician offices, the scheduling
department, and all ancillary departments. This position may also
include patient care in the Ambulatory Care Unit and Infusion
Center. Most of the time is spent standing and/or walking for short
distances (up to 60% of work time), with frequent lifting, pushing
and pulling of up to 100 lbs. (up to 10% of work time), and
occasional carrying of up to 25 lbs. Some of the work time (up to
30%) is spent sitting, typing, and answering the telephone. A
culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served
including adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority
being adults and geriatrics.Responsbilities
Review clinic orders for completeness; contact for additional
Review history and physical for completeness.
Assists with pre-procedure needs such as testing.
Cares for and monitors patients in the post-procedure area,
including discharge instruction and care.
Provides care to the patient requiring infusion.
Provides needed assistance to other coworkers to ensure adequate
Effective communication skills between patients, patient families,
physicians, coworkers, volunteers, community partners, and
Efficiently and effectively coordinates pre-admission planning for
elective admission patients with physicians, the scheduling
departments, and all ancillary departments.
Assists in achieving quality patient care, national patient safety
goals, and regulatory requirements.
Establishes effective working relationships with all constituencies
including: patients, patient families, physicians, coworkers,
volunteers, community partners, and vendors.
Establishes effective teamwork in daily activities.
Uses good problem-solving techniques, shows initiative, and finds
creative ways to overcome challenges.
Understands the age-specific needs, including care, communication,
and safety needs for the patient population
Education: must be a graduate of an accredited RN or LPN
Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN or LPN license or a state
that has enacted the RN NLC. CPR
Experience: Minimum 1 year experience in cardiology, radiology, or
cardiovascular services preferred. Knowledge of the preparation
process for outpatients is preferred.
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