LPN - Medical Group Clinical Team Leader - Full Time - WellSpan Family Medicine - N. 4th Street, Lebanon - Day/Evening

Lebanon, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 51080

General Summary:
LPN - Clinical Team Lead, under the general supervision of the Clinical Nursing Coordinator, provides clinical oversight and guidance to the clinical work and work flows for assigned personnel. May be involved in the annual performance review process, problem solving, and the quality improvement activities for the office. Provides safe, therapeutic and efficient care and services to patients. Functions as a member of the health care team at an intermediate nursing level to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care based upon sound nursing judgment, clinical preparation, knowledge, skills and experience. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. This classification functions under the Clinical Nursing Coordinator when the Clinical Nursing Coordinator has multiple practices and has 15 or more direct report clinical FTEs. These responsibilities, duties and oversight of staff may vary depending upon the practice/specialty to which assigned.


Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Performs the duties of an LPN.
2 Ensures the required documentation of quality control inspections are completed, which may include documentation of temperature readings, expiration date assessment and the maintenance of emergency supplies and equipment.
3 Assists in the referral process by answering questions from other staff regarding referrals.
4 Performs clinical supply ordering/receiving.
5 Acts as a clinical resource for staff and patients. Provides a high level of customer service for both internal as well as external customers.
6 Ensures that clinical staff are competency trained on Point of Care testing and monitoring of equipment.
7 Monitors Point of Care quality controls to ensure they are performed per policy, procedure and regulation.
8 Monitors effectiveness of clinical work flows for the office. Reports any observed bottlenecks, as needed.
9 Monitors monthly clinical check lists to ensure that delegated quality checks are being performed and, when found to be out of normal range, are handled in a timely and effective manner.
10 Provides the Clinical Nursing Coordinator and/or the Practice Manager with timely communication regarding all clinical concerns and issues for the office.
11 Provides staff training for clinical updates/changes that may be communicated through the Clinical Nursing Coordinator monthly meetings and/or from upper management.
12 Ensures timely follow-up is provided for all Coumadin patients. Includes oversight of Coagulation Tracker (for primary care offices that utilize the Coagulation Tracker).
For Practices enrolled in the VFC (Vaccines for Children) Program:
13 Is responsible for duties which may include: Point person for VFC surveys and ordering vaccines from VFC. Includes preparing and providing vaccine reports to the state.
14 Monitors refrigerator temperatures (for both vaccines & specimen refrigerators.)
15 Regularly monitors the completion of refrigerator logs to ensure that readings are completed twice a day by delegated clinician and that temperatures are within appropriate ranges.
16 Responsible for reporting to the Clinical Nursing Coordinator, Office/Practice Manager or designee when temperatures readings are out of range.

Required Skills

Minimum Education               Certificate of completion (degree or diploma) from an accredited LPN program

 

Minimum Experience            1 year in a WellSpan Medical Group office

 

Req Cert/Registration           Licensed Practical Nurse; BCLS certification

 

Req Courses/Training           Completion of the WellSpan Medical Group Preceptor Class

 

Excellent interpersonal/communications and customer service skills; Models team work; Self-motivated and able to work independently.


About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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