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Licensed Practical Nurse, Pickerington, OH


Organization: Ohio Gastroenterology Group
Category: LPN/LVN
Location: Pickerington, OH
Date Job Posted: November 17, 2020
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LPN-Pickerington Ohio

Ohio Gastroenterology Group is the leading provider of general advanced GI procedures with several state-of-the-art facilities throughout Central Ohio. We employ a talented team of specialists who perform more GI procedures each year than any other practice in our area.

We currently have a full-time opening for a Licensed Practical Nurse. Pickerington, Ohio location 8:30-5pm Monday-Friday

Position summary:

Assist with procedures, patient prep and discharge, provide direct patient care.

Essential key responsibilities:

  • Assists the physician and the staff R.N. with patients or duties as needed during endoscopic procedures.
  • Responsible for protecting confidential and/or privileged information according to Center policy. Promotes and supports patient/family-centered care.
  • Prepare specimens for lab and document appropriately.
  • Provides patient care; may obtain initial patient information questions such as current complaint, prep completion, known allergies and their manifestation, present medication, etc; takes and records vital signs (temperature, pulse, respirations, and blood pressure); obtain blood glucose test, urine pregnancy test; prepares patient for procedure and explains process to patient and family; assists RN in monitoring patients post procedure, discontinues peripheral IVs in accordance with Center policy.
  • Enters patient history into the EMR received from patient health information forms, reviews patient portal health information and addresses potential concerns with scoping physician.
  • Adheres to infection control principles and applies universal precautions according to Center standards.
  • May start non-medicated IVs after completion of approved course, with addendum to LPN license.
  • Maintain clean work area as well as assisting with daily stocking of supplies needed for patient care.
  • Make or receive patient calls for pre or post care questions.
  • Will utilize electronic charting throughout patient visit.
  • Support center CQI program by completing chart audits as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Hospital or outpatient experience within the past 3-5 years required.
  • Special training and/or experience in endoscopic procedures preferred.
  • Effective communication and listening skills.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

LPN License required.
Must have ACLS (desired) & BLS certifications.

Work Hours:
8:30 am -5:00 pm Monday- Friday

Weekend Requirements:

No

On-Call Requirements:

No

Ohio Gastroenterology Group offers a nice life/work balance and a great benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage- benefits are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Company paid life insurance and short term disability
  • Generous paid time off plans (vacation, sick and personal)
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Two retirements plans:
    • 401(k) plan that offers a 3% safe harbor contribution with immediate vesting as well as annual profit sharing contributions.
    • Cash balance pension plan – company contributes 2.5% and offers full vesting after 3 years of employment.
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • Employee appreciation programs
  • Uniform reimbursement programs
  • Growth opportunities

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