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Licensed Practical Nurse - Transfer Ctr P-T

Company: The Arora Group, Inc.
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to work in the Patient Transfer Center of Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune to provide patient transfer services to and from other civilian and military hospitals. The Licensed Practical Nurse serves Active Duty military heroes, their family members, and retirees. The Licensed Practical Nurse position is part-time, working 8.5 hr or 12.5 hr shifts (with a 0.5 hr uncompensated meal break). Patient Transfer Center operates 7 days a week. The part-time LPN shares rotating day and night shifts with other LPNs.


DUTIES OF THE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN) - TRANSPORT CENTER (Part-Time)

  • Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.
  • Ensure patient care is carried out in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and the policies and procedures of the clinic.
  • Execute physician s orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice.
  • Facilitate the transfer of emergent and nonemergent ER, ward and clinic patients out to local and regional civilian or military facilities.Serve as a central point of contact for patients transferred from and to NHCL to external medical facilities (civilian or military); providing professional communication with patient/family members, healthcare workers (internal and external), military unit Medical Officers.
  • Communicate and coordinate appropriate air or ground transportation to and from receiving civilian or military facilities.
  • Assist the referring physicians with selecting the most appropriate transport option when required.
  • Assist with obtaining an accepting NHCL physician for patients transferring into NHCL from external medical facilities (civilian or military).
  • Communicate via radio with inbound aircraft to coordinate arrival time and arrival requirements.
  • Coordinate with designated Emergency Department Staff to provide Ambulance transport for the patient
  • Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care, using automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information Systems (CIS).
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE LPN - TRANSPORT CENTER:
  • One year of practical or vocational nurse experience after graduation.
  • Certificate degree or higher.
  • Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In lieu of graduation from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) educational program, the nurse may be a graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse educational program.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license (any state or U.S. Territory) to practice as a Registered Nurse.
  • U.S. Citizen (for access to Government computer systems)


COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Cash equivalent paid for 17 days vacation/sick leave per year, prorated on actual hours worked
  • Health & Welfare allowance
ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP


The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for over 25 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our over healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty servicemembers, their families, and veterans.




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Keywords: The Arora Group, Inc., Jacksonville , Licensed Practical Nurse - Transfer Ctr P-T, Other , Jacksonville, North Carolina

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