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COVID - RN or LPN (REG)

Job ID: 952323
Facility: Vidant Medical Group
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2021

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Job Description

Position Summary

Primary duties will be related to community COVID initiatives both within and external of the organization. Responsible for creating the first impression of the organization's services to patients and families and other external customers.

Work in a COVID related role within the Vidant Health System, in varying settings that may include regional medical clinic settings, office environments, mobile testing sites, laboratory settings, and/or hospital settings. Support Vidant's mission to meet the needs of region wide communities in response to the COVID pandemic, related resources, testing initiatives, treatment options, and vaccination initiatives.

RN: The Staff Nurse demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care and supervise departmental partnerships to achieve positive patient outcomes. The Staff Nurse demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life-span, and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patien's status, and interpret the appropriate information required to identify needs of the patient relative to his or her age and condition.

LPN: Assist in providing direct quality patient care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse. Participates in the assessment of patients. Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating/revising the plan of care. Attends educational programs and staff orientation which promote and professional development.

Responsibilities

Primary essential job functions will be related to COVID initiatives.

The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position.

Systematically assesses patient's status, uses nursing process to plan individualized nursing care, delivers patient care, provides patient teaching, demonstrates sound clinical judgment, communicates effectively, commitment to partnership in patient care philosophy, and maintains a clean and safe environment.


Duties may vary dependent upon related work assignment:

Assessment for COVID symptoms
Perform COVID-19 specimen collections according to established guidelines
Provide general health and safety guidance
Serve as trained medical profession for both fixed sites and mobile testing teams
Provide clinical and/or remote patient monitoring
Provide test outcome notifications
COVID remote care management
Submit referrals for additional healthcare services
COVID status documentation for patients and employers
Perform medical related procedures within the scope of nursing practice (i.e. Vaccine administration)
Monitor and provide recommendations for adverse reactions
NC driver's license if required for position job responsibilities
Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Associate or diploma in nursing or higher
Current North Carolina RN or LPN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities required:
Ability to work in varying environmental conditions and weather variations
Basic computer skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates competencies in nursing practice
Flexibility in scheduling to meet the twenty four hour needs of patients
Possess organizational, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
Ability to utilize effective and confidential communication
Working knowledge and experience with PC-based applications
Maintains stable performance levels under conditions of pressure and multiple demands

Other

The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description. The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position. The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position. Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary. The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.

 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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