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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Occupational Health Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Occupational Health Mercy Health Lorain [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/LPN--Licensed-Practical-Nurse--Occupational-Health-Mercy-Health-Lorain_R129008/apply) *Requisition* R129008 *Market* Lorain, Ohio *Department* On-Site Services - Occupational Medicine - Harness Health Lorain *Shift* Afternoons/Evenings *Schedule* Full-time *Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position*The LPN Occ Health assists with the processing of patients in an office setting, including diagnostic procedures. This role is responsible for general clinical and clerical duties associated with direct and indirect patient care.Essential Job Functions*Interviews patient about current problems, medications, and allergies and reviews medical record for pertinent previous and current information.*Participates in patient treatment regimen, including administering medications (under the supervision of a physician and registered nurse).*Establishes and documents patient treatment regimen under supervision of RN or MD and implements treatment.*Performs routine immunizations, nebulizer treatments, and visual acuity testing, and administers and reads tuberculosis (TB) tests.*Assists in phlebotomy: identifies patient, checks requisition form for requested tests, and prepares equipment, patient and puncture site.*Assists in IV set-up: verifying solution to be administered, evaluating infusion site, checking IV function and patient comfort, and discontinuing IV at appropriate time, as ordered by MD.*Maintains adequate inventory of examination room supplies and prepares exam rooms at the beginning and end of day and between each patient contact.*Performs variety of office responsibilities: answers phones and takes messages and performs triage within scope of licensed practical nursing practice in an accurate and timely manner.*Facilitates and assists in the coordination of patient referrals.*Communicates openly and effectively with patients and families, while demonstrating compassion and friendly behavior*Ensures that supplies, medications, and equipment are restocked and maintained so that they are ready to use*Conducts Spirometry and Drug Screens*Serves as a Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT)This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.Licensing/CertificationCurrent Licensed Practical Must have a valid LPN license in the state you are working in (required)BLS Basic Life Support (required)EducationMust be a graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program (required)Work Experience1 year of work experience in an Occupational Health setting (preferred)TrainingNoneLanguageNonePatient PopulationAdults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Working ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptionsOther:Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors*Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Physical RequirementsLifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)1-33%Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)0%Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)1-33%Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)1-33%Stoop/Kneel1-33%Crawling0%Climbing0%Balance1-33%Bending 1-33%Sitting 1-33Walking67-100%Standing67-100%Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearHazardsDepth perceptionUse of latex productsExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposureSkillsActive ListeningService OrientationVerbal and Written CommunicationCoordinationProblem SolvingCustomer ServiceGood judgement and decision-making skillsProficient computer skillsMedical TerminologyCompassionPatienceStaminaDetail-OrientedTeamworkMercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:* Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans* Prescription drug coverage* Flexible spending accounts* Life insurance w/AD&D* Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible* Paid time off* Educational Assistance* And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment status*S**cheduled Weekly Hours:*40*Work Shift: *Afternoons/Evenings *Department: *On-Site Services - Occupational Medicine - Harness Health LorainAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at [recruitment@mercy.com](mailto:recruitment@mercy.com) [Apply Now](https://wd5.myworkdaysite.com/recruiting/easyservice/MercyHealthCareers/job/Lorain-OH/LPN--Licensed-Practical-Nurse--Occupational-Health-Mercy-Health-Lorain_R129008/apply)

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