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LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Occupational Health Mercy Health Lorain

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Lorain
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

  • *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 records for pertinent previous and current information.
    • Participates in the patient treatment regimen, including administering medications (under the supervision of a physician and registered nurse).
    • Establishes and documents patient treatment regimen under the 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-ups: verifying solution to be administered, evaluating infusion site, checking IV function and patient comfort, and discontinuing IV at the appropriate time, as ordered by MD.
    • Maintains adequate inventory of examination room supplies and prepares exam rooms at the beginning and end of the day and between each patient contact.
    • Performs a variety of office responsibilities: answers phones and takes messages and performs triage within the 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/Certification

      Current Licensed Practical Must have a valid LPN license in the state you are working in (required)

      BLS Basic Life Support (required)

      Education

      Must be a graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program (required)

      Work Experience

      1 year of work experience in an Occupational Health setting (preferred)

      Training

      None

      Language

      None

      Patient Population

      Adults (18-64 years)

      Geriatrics (65 years and older)

      Working Conditions

      Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

      May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse

      May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights

      May 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 interruptions

      Other: 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 Requirements

      Lifting/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/Kneel 1-33%

      Crawling 0%

      Climbing 0%

      Balance 1-33%

      Bending 1-33%

      Sitting 1-33

      Walking 67-100%

      Standing 67-100%

      Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

      Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

      Perform shift work

      Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

      Reach above shoulder

      Repetitive arm/hand movements

      Finger Dexterity

      Color Vision

      Acuity - far

      Acuity - near

      Hazards

      Depth perception

      Use of latex products

      Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

      Exposure to moving mechanical parts

      Exposure to dust/fumes

      Exposure to potential electrical shock

      Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy

      Exposure to high-pitched noises

      Gaseous risk exposure

      Skills

      Active Listening

      Service Orientation

      Verbal and Written Communication

      Coordination

      Problem Solving

      Customer Service

      Good judgment and decision-making skills

      Proficient computer skills

      Medical Terminology

      Compassion

      Patience

      Stamina

      Detail-Oriented

      Teamwork

      Mercy Health 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 (United States of America)

          **Department:**

          On-Site Services - Occupational Medicine - Harness Health Lorain

          _All 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 you'd 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_

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Lorain , LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Occupational Health Mercy Health Lorain, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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