Opportunity to work in outreach locations as part of our Vein & Vascular Team. Virtual Interview available.
Paid mileage in most cases. Excellent Team Care approach with exposure to wound care, vascular intervention and innovation.
This professional staff person is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care and implementing and evaluating the care. The RN or LPN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN or LPN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. This person will lead the interdisciplinary care team to ensure safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN or LPN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs. Assumes (under the direction of the Laboratory) responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement and equipment maintenance.
- During office visits:
- Perform and Assist in ABI testing
- Perform Sural Nerve testing
- In satellite clinics that do not have a receptionist, the LPN checks the patients in and out, collect co-pays, ensuring that paperwork is signed, updating demographic information and insurance information
- Scheduling Diagnostic Testing
- Referrals and scheduling visits for patients at other facilities
- Managing Follow ups on all diagnostic testing ordered
- Gathering reports and discs (if applicable) for testing done at outside facilities
- Ensuring that all reports are reviewed by APN and patient’s cardiologist
- Ensuring results are given in a timely manner
- Scheduling Follow ups for patient’s depending on the results of their diagnostics
- Ensuring patient’s that are recommended for PPI are scheduled and communicating with the physician’s nurses to do so
- Acting as team leaders for teams
- Acting as a resource for Medical Assistant
- Managing Travel and Clinic Schedules
- Training new employees
- Managing medication refills
- Phone calls
- Medication Follow up phone calls
- Return calls for patient questions
- Phone calls for patients who do not wish to return to the clinic to ensure they are stable
- Gather records from outside sources for case review or inclusion in patient’s chart
- Contacting patients who have sent in questions via PVI website
- Performing case reviews directly with physicians or via their nurses
- Reviewing all office visit notes as they are completed to ensure that the plan has been carried out, any follow up has been done, and the patient has an appropriate return visit scheduled if necessary
- Assisting in Community Outreach Screenings for PVI
- Performing ABI testing and act as a resource for patient questions
- Venous Procedures
- Assessing patients pre procedure
- Informed consent
- Positioning, draping, and prepping the leg
- Set up rooms for procedure
- Wrapping legs post procedure
- Discharge Instructions
- Ensure room has been broken down and cleaned properly after each procedure
- Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.
- Licensure/Certification: Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse with current state licensure or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact required. BLS certification required within 30 days of employment and prior to providing direct patient care. Successful completion of ACLS is required by the end of clinical orientation if applicable. Certifications will be renewed by recommended renewal date on the certification documentation.