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LPN LVN Per Diem Azura Outpatient Surgery

Company: Fresenius
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Brownsville, Texas, , United StatesJob ID: 63030592Posted: 2022-04-29Position Title: LPN LVN Per Diem Azura Outpatient SurgeryCompany Name: FreseniusSector: Other PURPOSE AND SCOPE: Supports FMCNA's mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy following all regulatory and USV/FMS policy requirements. Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse or physician, provides direct nursing care pre, during and post procedure utilizing standard nursing techniques to assist the physician in optimum patient outcomes following facility policies and procedures. Promotes and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean working environment. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, follows established company policies and procedures and applies acquired job skills to: Performs functions that require full knowledge of general aspects of the job.Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature, but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice.Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.May provide assistance to A1 with more general support tasks that require a better understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.May refer to A3 for assistance with higher level problems that may arise.Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor. QUALITY: Responsible for supporting and driving USV quality standards through meeting regulatory requirements and the practice of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), including use of USV/FMS CQI tools.Assist with implementation of USV quality goals and facility specific action plans in order to achieve USV quality standards.Accountable for outstanding quality of patient care, as defined by the USV quality goals, to ensure that USV/ASC policy and procedure is followed.Maintains integrity of medical records and other USV administrative and operational records.Maintains facility environmental integrity, including safety. PATIENT RELATED: Under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, provide direct patient care for assigned patient(s) before, during and after procedure.Document patient related information in the individual patient record.Responsible for reporting any significant information, change in patient condition or equipment problems to the supervising RN.Confirms written orders, consents and lab work are completed and documented in accordance with facility policies.Acts as scrub technologist to assist the physician during a procedure; maintaining sterile technique.Set up instrument trays for procedures.Assist with all emergency operational procedures.Administer intravenous medication in accordance with physician orders and state nurse practice laws.Maintains medication usage logs with appropriate documentation.Perform and document pre, interim and post procedural review of patient condition.Initiate basic CPR measures in the event of cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest and respond to emergency situations related to vascular access services.Transports patients as needed. TECHNICAL Safely operates all appropriate equipment according to the proper procedures.Ensures a clean, safe and sanitary environment in the facility at all times.Ensures all blood spills are immediately addressed according to USV/FMCNA Bloodborne Pathogen Control Policies ADMINISTRATIVE: Ensures that medical records are accurate and complete prior to discharge of patient.Assists with the inventory and purchasing of supplies, as needed.Participates in staff meetings, training and orientation as assigned.Complies with HIPPA policies and standards regarding patient information and medical records.Participates in cost control initiatives. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The position requires travel between assigned facilities and various locations within the community. Travel to regional, Business Unit and Corporate meetings may be required.The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materialsEDUCATION:High School Diploma requiredGraduate of an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse Program (LVN) or Licensed Practical Nurse Program (LPN)Current appropriate state licensure and BLS certification required.EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:1 - 2 years' related experience.Minimum of two years' experience in an Ambulatory Surgical Center/Vascular Access Lab, or a combination of ASC, surgical, Interventional Radiology and ICU/CCU experience.Minimum of two years Interventional Radiology, scrub experience preferred.Proficiency with the Microsoft office suite is necessary. Experience with Medical database software.Good communication skills - verbal and written.Successfully complete CPR Certification. EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.PI176616980

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