Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Medical · Frederiksted, VI
Department Medical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

***MUST HAVE A VIRGIN ISLANDS BOARD OF NURSING LICENCE FOR CONSIDERATION.

***MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 2YRS OF WORK EXPERIENCE AS AN LPN.

     COVID VACCINATION REQUIRED.


EOE STATEMENT:  FREDERIKSTED HEALTH CARE, INC. is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Frederiksted Health Care, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center. FHC has served the community of St. Croix since 2000 with the mission “To provide non-discriminatory, evidence-based, affordable, and accessible health care to the community of St. Croix”.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: (For <35%)


Description Summary: Provides relevant nursing care in an ambulatory care setting. Nursing care is provided under the guidance and supervision of a registered nurse. Responsibilities include a collection of data, administration of medications and treatments, and documentation of care provided.


PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES


Achieve Results


Improve patient outcomes, and deliver quality care within practice areas as assigned.

Ensure all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction.

Ensures timely and accurate collection of patient data, and makes observations on assigned patients to provide supportive data in the patient assessment.

Promotes attainment of specified goals through health education to patients/families, and health care personnel as delegated by the registered nurse.

Provides service in a manner that is appropriate for the patient’s age; demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient’s physical, psycho-social, educational and safety needs.

Ensure all patient charts and related documentation are maintained current and relevant at all times.

Demonstrate leadership quality. Leads by example.

May supervise the teams, as assigned by Charge Nurse or Director of Nursing.


Operational Excellence


Ensure all care and nursing practices are conducted consistent within current, relevant professional standards, as well as state and local laws and regulations.

Demonstrate competency in practice and knowledge of current standards of practice.  Maintains credentials and performs current nursing practice expectations within established guidelines.

Provides care in a manner that respects the patient’s rights and choices in a multicultural setting.


Relationships


Develops and maintains favorable internal relationships, partnerships with co-workers, including clinic managers, nursing staff, physicians and business office staff.


Stewardship and Professionalism


Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct, and communications represent the organization in a highly professional manner at all times.


Uphold and ensure compliance and attention to all corporate policies and procedures as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.


PRIMARY TASKS & DUTIES


  • Provide direct care to patients as assigned and qualified to perform.
  • Assess, review, and develop nursing plans to ensure maximum patient outcomes.
  • Provide counsel, support, advice, and support to patients and their families.
  • Complete all patient charting, and ensure all patient records are current and complete.
  • Attend meetings, patient conferences, planning sessions, related to quality assurance, patient care, and other related topics within the clinic.
  • Attend seminars and maintain all licensure requirements for continuing education and best practices.
  • Participates in quality strategies to evaluate compliance with standards and to identify opportunities to improve patient outcomes.


 Essential Functions/Key Competencies:


  • Demonstrate a high level of skill in building relationships and customer service.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal savvy and influence skills in managing difficult clients and patients.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of knowledge and competency in the practice of medicine and associated charting requirements.
  • Requisite skills and ability to perform certain medical tasks as assigned.
  • Demonstrate a high level of problem-solving skill to better serve patients and staff.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to utilize computers for data entry and information retrieval.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to implement, and evaluate operational and administrative processes.

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  • Location
    Frederiksted, VI
  • Department
    Medical
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced