As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a LPN (Primary Care, Oviedo), Full-Time, to join our Primary Care team in Orlando, Florida.
â‹â‹Nemours primary care practices provide a kid-friendly, family-centered pediatric primary care experience for families in Central Florida. With 17 primary care and six urgent care practices conveniently located throughout the region, we provide quality, professional pediatric services with special attention on preventive care and whole-child wellness.
This position is responsible for: The LPN acts as a liaison between the patient and physician/provider. The LPN assists physicians, other nurses, and additional medical care team members in the delivery of care to pediatric patients.
1. Performs complete and accurate patient assessment or reassessment.
Screens patients for appropriate information and instructs them in the collection of specimens.
Provides education to the patient and/or parent/guardian in a manner that the recipient understands in order to contribute to positive patient care outcomes and patient satisfaction.
2. Coordinates clinic flow:
Greets patients and families and prepares them for provider examination.
Confirms patient ID using two identifier (name and DOB) and rooms patients.
Obtain vital signs.
Obtain and prepare laboratory specimens.
Performance of in-office laboratory test and entering results in patient chart.
Performance of laboratory controls and ensures within range. Trouble shoots any out of range control.
Administer immunizations according to guidelines.
Administer prescribed medications including oral, injectable, and inhaled according to guidelines.
Reviews and prepares charts for clinic visits.
Actively participates in team huddles.
Exhibits 200% accountability.
3. Maintains and reviews medical record, and other patient information, and ensures appropriate documentation is available for provider review
Check laboratory results, post tests and exam results are in chart as required.
Follow up on cultures, labs, outside testing ordered and discharge summaries (hospital/ER/UC).
Enter and complete telephone encounters per protocol.
Ensure inbasket pools are completed timely.
Previews patient charts and assist with identifying gaps in care.
4. Prepares equipment and rooms and assists physician/provider during treatments, examinations, procedures and testing of patients.
5. Maintains clinical supplies and organizes exam rooms.
Keeps exam rooms clean and stocked of all needed supplies.
Ensures medications and immunizations are safely stored in an appropriate area as designated by law and departmental policy and that medication and immunization expiration dates are evaluated on a monthly schedule.
6. Ensures provider’s orders are carried out
Arrange patient diagnostic testing at outside facilities including completion of prior authorization.
Schedule referrals for appointments, home care, radiology, and other requests.
Call pharmacies prescription orders/refills.
Work Healthy Planet reports and Care Gaps.
7. Responds to phone calls and gives advice as dictated, according to established guidelines
Works with schedulers to schedule patients according to orders.
Answers or returns calls in a courteous and timely manner and documents calls according to established guidelines.
High School Diploma required. Specialized (1 year of training beyond high school).
Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years experience required.
Current State of Florida LPN license required.
AHA BLS certification required upon hire.
Must be able to travel to other primary care locations for coverage when needed.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.