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The LPN PACT FLOAT incumbent is responsible for assisting in the managing and optimizing self-care management of primary care patients. The PACT LPN demonstrates outstanding collaboration and communication with Core Team (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager and Clerk) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver), internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient, to provide timely access, comprehensive services and coordination to optimize the patient's care. The PACT LPN performs the following duties, reports pertinent clinical information to RN/PCP and documents nursing care, but not limited to: Responsible for completing focused data collection by the utilization of all clinical reminders as outlined in the clinical guidelines standing order policy Responsible for performing pre-visit phone calls to prepare the patient for the upcoming appointment by reviewing with the patient any needed information to provide an efficient clinic visit for both the patient and provider. Must be able to maintain clinic workflow by ensuring patients are screened in a timely manner and assistance is provided to other teams when needed. Ability to provide coordination of care after the appointment with provider, when necessary. Ability to utilize health coaching during pre-visit phone calls or clinic visits to guide patients to identify or achieve patient driven goals. Ability to provide data collection from unscheduled patients and telephone calls, when necessary. Responsible for contributing to secure messaging process and appropriately forwarding messages as needed. Ability to provide patient and family health education; to include self-management, prevention and wellness. Must be able to interact and communicate appropriately with patients utilizing motivation interviewing or health coaching. Must adhere to standards of practice and safe techniques in the administration of medication; to include immunizations and injections, i.e. toradol. Responsible for providing procedures and treatments: EKG, accucheck, Phlebotomy Bladder Scanner, Ear Lavage Must be able to interact and collaborate in a professional manner with co-workers, team members and internal customers Responsible for checking expiration dates of medications and supplies Responsible for maintaining patient privacy as designed in the hospital policy Responsible for work area and maintaining environmental standards as designated by the Joint Commission. Work Schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday, occasional saturday Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Licensed Practical Nurse-PACT Canton CBOC Float/PD000310 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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