Licensed Practical Nurse LPN Out Patient Gastroenterology, Keesler AFB, MS(Biloxi, MS)

COMPANY DESCRIPTION Platinum Business Corporation, provides experienced and committed health care personnel and related health care services to the federal government and private industry. EEO www.platinumcorporation.com JOB DESCRIPTION Outstanding Licensed Practical Nurse – LPN Out Patient Gastroenterology Opportunity, Keesler AFB, MS * Fantastic Pay - Above Market Rate! * Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision Plan! * Full Time Position Days, Monday – Friday! ** Off Every Other FRIDAY! (see below staffing and scheduling) * NO Weekends! NO Holidays! * CME Stipend! * Malpractice Insurance Provided! SUMMARY: Assists in routine care and treatment of patients, to include flying and special operational duty personnel, when required. Organizes the medical environment, performs and participates in support activities for outpatient care situations, including contingency operations and disasters. DUTIES: The duties include but are not limited to the following: * Serves as a Vocational Nurse performing patient care and nursing administrative duties for outpatients in accordance with established policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines. * Monitors and records age appropriate physiological measurements. * Orients new patients to the clinic/hospital environment. * Assists with patient check-ins, admissions, discharges, and transfers as directed. * Provides individualized patient teaching on appropriate topics to include preventative healthcare and health maintenance. * Prepares and positions patients for diagnostic testing, examinations, treatments, and clinical procedures. * Performs appropriate portions of medical examinations, treatment, diagnostic, and clinical procedures. * Records treatment, procedure rendered, and observed effects. * Identifies patient problems and accurately notifies nursing team of observations. * Prepares and administers medications in accordance with scope of practice and training. * Recognizes and responds to emergencies and performs basic life support measures. * Performs appropriate portions of physical examinations including age appropriate physical measurements. * Adheres to infection control procedures including use of personal protective equipment, disposal of waste, and aseptic technique. * Performs central sterile supply duties. * Ensures all equipment is properly assembled, operates, cleaned and stored at the end of each work shift. Ensures preventive maintenance and routine cleaning are performed as directed. * Performs medical records reviews and applies appropriate protocols and guidelines to determine medical needs. * Maintains patient medical records in electronic format as well as hard copy as required. * Prepares and submits administrative reports. * Participates in training and continuing education programs for new procedures, techniques, and equipment. * Ensures a safe work environment and employee safe work habits. * Establishes and maintains appropriate, professional, interpersonal relationships with co-workers, families, peers, and other team members. QUALIFICATIONS * Education: Must have successfully completed all education and training requirements leading to and graduated from an accredited national, state or military equivalent school for Vocational Nursing. * Licensure: Must have and maintain throughout course of contract, a current, active, valid, unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) from a US jurisdiction. License must be recognized and accepted by the State of practice in accordance with governing regulations. * Experience: 1) Shall have practiced as an LVN performing hands-on patient care in the outpatient clinical setting for at least 12 months within the past 24 months. 2) Experience performing care and treatment of patients; operating and maintaining thera...