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Emory Healthcare/Emory University LPN Lead, Family Medicine, Eagles Landing, 8a to 5p in Stockbridge, Georgia

Overview

Heart. Soul. Expertise. That’s what defines an Emory nurse. No matter where you are in your nursing career, when you chose this distinguished profession, you chose to change lives.

Emory Healthcare is the only health system in Georgia with four Magnet®-designated hospitals as well as the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet®-designated ambulatory practice. Our nurses are integral members of inter-professional teams in hospitals and clinics that are committed to outstanding patient care. We’re eager to share what we learn with hospitals around the country, and the world. We’ve got the backing, knowledge, experience and permission to lead the way in developing new and better approaches to preventing and treating disease, and our patients get treatments years before anyone else.

We’re defining a new standard of care for humankind. Are YOU ready to join us?

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Lead is responsible for providing first level leadership and support to medical assistants, LPNs, and other clinical staff that provide direct care to patients and families.

  • The LPN Lead consults with functional leaders and management to clarify policies and procedures related to patient care to ensure consistency among the clinical staff that has direct contact with patients and their families.

  • Reviews clinical messaging pools daily to ensure accurate routing of messages to correct teams, and timely responses are provided to patient inquiries.

  • Assigns and reallocate resources as needed to cover clinics of physicians and advance practice providers.

  • This includes identifying coverage for unscheduled late arrivals, early departures and absences.

  • Communicates changes to provider teams and documents changes on coverage calendar.

  • Actively partners with the departments safety captain to complete audits, ensuring compliance of all safety guidelines.

  • Provides timely communication & distribution of policy and procedural updates to clinical staff.

  • Regularly audits the patient care area to identify malfunctioning equipment.

  • Submits and manages work orders to repair equipment and ensure they are operating at optimal levels to meet safety standards.

  • Educates the clinical staff regarding proper use and storage of medical equipment.

  • Regularly monitors medical supply inventory used by clinical staff.

  • Orders and restocks medical supplies as appropriate to support the needs of the clinic based on patient volumes.

  • Actively participates in the recruitment, on-boarding, and training of new clinical staff.

  • This includes participating in interviews, performing job shadows, identifying and requesting access to applications needed to perform the job, and overall orienting new clinical staff.

  • Actively partners with patient access leaders, clinic management, and providers to expedite the scheduling of appointments to meet urgent patient care needs and TEC patient access goals.

  • Identifies gaps in clinical processes impacting the patient experience and reports them to the manager for review, correction, and follow up.

  • Rounds with other nurses and medical assistants regularly to identify and gather feedback on operational issues adversely impacting patient care and reports them to manager.

  • Involved in creating and/or proposing solutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing Program.

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

  • Must have good computer skills and be comfortable using different productivity applications.

  • Must have current licensure as and LPN in the state of Georgia.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

(Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs, 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division The Emory Clinic

Campus Location Stockbridge, GA, 30281

Campus Location US-GA-Stockbridge

Department TEC ESA FamMed Eagles Landing

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 101978

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-5p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

Emory Healthcare is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices and decisions. Emory Healthcare prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age (40 and over), disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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