LPN-PRN, Pediatrics-Newnan, GA.

Job Number: 117074

Piedmont Medical Care Corporation - Newnan, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: PRN


Description

JOB PURPOSE:
Performs a variety of patient care activities in accordance with established standards and practices.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Triage incoming telephone calls; responds to questions regarding medications and treatment instruction; coordinates telephone requests to refill prescription drug medications in accordance with physician's directions and protocols.


2. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical nursing standards; observes, records, and reports patient's condition; advises physician of patient's adverse reactions to drugs and / or treatments.

 
3. Provides patient education and teaching under the direction of a physician; answers questions regarding diagnostic testing and treatment.


4. Dresses wounds according to standard clinical procedures.


5. Performs Medical Assistant duties as necessary (refer to MA job description).


Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Successful completion of an accredited practical nurse program.


MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
State of Georgia licensure as a practical nurse. American Heart Association BLS Card.



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