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Job Title:  Licensed Practical Nurse

Reports to: Clinical Manager

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Full-Time; Faith-based, multiple site urban, medical practice, Community outreach is an integral aspect of the position. 

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides a variety of patient care activities and supportive services in collaboration with the medical staff, the outreach department and the patients served. In keeping with the core values of a faith-based health center, they will utilize the nursing process to provide for optimum quality and continuity of nursing care. 

The RN/LPN will demonstrate effective and efficient care on an ongoing basis while performing core nursing competencies along with data collection, reporting and analysis. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Demonstrate appropriate judgment skills to be able to make independent clinical decisions in routine patient care matters. 
  2. Perform comprehensive assessments of physical, emotional, psychosocial, and environmental needs of the patient.  
  3. Build relationships and assist patients in treatment plan development and follow-up care. Foster an environment for open communication and collaborative practice.
  4. Collaborate with providers, patients and community resources to provide continuity of care and implement individualized health improvement plans. 
  5. Monitors visits and performs appropriate documentation for tracking and report generation. 
  6. Maintain all patient records on electronic health record (EHR) and external registry of patients with high-risk diseases/conditions.
  7. Assume responsibility for maintaining compliance according to federal/state regulations and organizational policies. 
  8. Develop and implement an individualized plan of care for each patient,( or identified at-risk patients),  evaluate and revise as necessary. 
  9. Develop and present health education and wellness programs such as training workshops, conferences or community presentations; emphasis on Healthy People 2020 guidelines.  
  10. Prepare, distribute, manage and maintain an adequate supply of written materials for patient education and health awareness.
  11. Work with Community C program for outreach to Hepatitis C patients
  12. Develop and foster relationships with nearby hospitals/nursing homes to provide transition care.
  13. Educate staff concerning management of high-risk chronic diseases.
  14. Attend quality assurance meetings and all practice meetings.
  15. Data collection, reporting and analysis.
  16. Manage and direct assigned projects.
  17. Assist and provide support in treatment areas and panels.
  18. Perform other duties, as needed. 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:

  • Current Pennsylvania RN licensure. Act 33/34 clearances.
  • Experience in hospital, outpatient and/or community setting.
  • Case Management Certification, preferred.
  • Knowledge and competent with computer applications

COMPENSATION: Competitive salary range commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY: 
Submit resume to:

North Side Christian Health Center
Human Resources Department
816 Middle Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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The North Side Christian Health Center provides comprehensive whole-person primary and preventative health care to the underserved in accordance with our Christian principles and values. We see caring for the health and well-being of people and communities as not only our work but our mission.