Quad/Graphics LPN in Dalton, Georgia

QuadMed's dedicated health professionals focus on wellness and prevention, putting the patient at the center. Working as a team, we deliver high quality, integrated care while controlling ever-growing costs. QuadMed is an innovative leader in employer healthcare solutions, one of the fastest growing providers in the country. In partnership with our patients and the companies we serve, our mission is to create a culture of health.

QuadMed is currently seeking a full-time LPN to work at the Shaw Wellness Center located at their Dalton, GA facility.

QuadMed provides workplace solutions on a national level to employers of all sizes. Our clinics provide medical, laboratory, pharmacy, fitness, and rehabilitation services along with coordinated care through relationships with local hospitals, providers, and specialists. Our health care model is structured to maximize the provider and patient encounter time and develop a long term professional relationship. Other important aspects of our healthcare model is focusing on preventative care, population health, wellness initiatives, and developing a PCMH for our patients.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

The LPN is part of the team dedicated to providing comprehensive, accessible care, and superior evidence-based medicine through innovative practices focusing on wellness and prevention. The LPN will be a highly motivated, quality-conscious healthcare professional with the ability to work in an environment where one-on-one time with patients and positive outcomes are the ultimate measurement of success. The successful candidate will focus on prevention and wellness, perform all nursing functions, phone triage, coordinate care with external providers, and patient education as directed by the providers on site.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Continuously provides quality care to all patients. Treats all patients with dignity and respect. Understands, follows, and maintains all Patient Rights.

  • Ensure accurate and timely documentation into the EMR for all patient care, i.e. patient interview and history, vital signs, treatments, test results.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient, department, and organization information, and follows HIPAA regulations

  • Assist in the modification of patient treatment plans as indicated by patients’ responses, conditions, and as ordered by the provider.

  • Consult and coordinate with internal and external partners to plan patients’ health activities, treatment, and referrals.

  • Prepares and administers medications and immunizations per provider order.

  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations and treatments.

  • Perform diagnostic testing to assist the provider in identifying and assessing patient’s condition.

  • Clean and sterilize medical instruments and equipment. Ensure rooms are stocked with supplies.

  • Perform administrative, front office functions, and schedule appointments as requested.

  • Refer patients to specialist within their elected health plan or community agencies.

  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations

  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

SCOPE

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate from an approved nursing program with an associate degree or equivalent

Experience:

  • One (1) year of clinical experience required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current license in state of residence or compact licensure required

  • Current CPR (BLS) certification required

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have working knowledge of practical nursing theories and polices

  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Requires organizational and decision making abilities

  • Requires excellent assessment skills

  • Computer skills required (electronic medical record experience preferred)

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus, but not required