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Blanchard Valley Medical Practices - Health Coach (LPN) 40 hrs/wk. in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employment Status:
    BVMP - Eastern Woods Family
  • Location:
    Findlay, OH
  • Shift
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2018
  • Requisition ID:
    5733

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

To provider nursing care to patients and assist the provider in responding to the health needs of patients. Blanchard Valley Medical Practices is a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, which provides a total continuum of care to more than 100,000 households in an eight-county area. The Blanchard Valley Health System mission is to provide “Caring for a lifetime.”

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Duty 1: Plans and develops interactions for health related services appropriate to skill level and based on current industry standards to ensure exceptional patient care
Duty 2: Is able to identify the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient
Duty 3: Manages clinical patient data
Duty 4: Assist Provider with patient care as required
Duty 5: Able to know, understand and follow directions as given by the provider
Duty 6: Assist provider with chart documentation
Duty 7: Educate patients in regards to medical diagnosis/test results
Duty 8: Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate regulatory agencies and is compliant
Duty 9: Collaborates with Providers regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care
Duty 10: Demonstrates knowledge of department and management line of authority and follows proper line of communication
Duty 11: Maintains appropriate educational experiences for skill level

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensure by the Board of Registration in Nursing in the State of Ohio as an LPN
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and organizational skills required
  • Positive, service-oriented, interpersonal communication skills required
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to the age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the areas policies and procedures under the direction of the Medical Director.Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with medical office practices preferred
  • Typing and medical terminology experience preferred
  • EMR experience helpful
  • Knowledge of office procedures and equipment
  • Experience with throat cultures, hemocues, hemoccults, glucometer, urinalysis, urine pregnancy testing
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provider care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department.  The individual must demonstrate knowledge to the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provider the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motion with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, climbing, squatting, kneeling, twisting, sitting, and standing.  The associate will be required to walk for up to two hours a day, stand for two hours a day and sit for four hours.  The individual must be able to lift fifty pounds and reach work above the shoulders.    The individual must have good eye-hand coordination and fine finger dexterity to operate machines.  The individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to communicate with patients, physicians, and co-workers.  The associate must have vision corrected and hearing in the normal range.

This position is classified at risk for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

*BVMP