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Sr. Licensed Practical Nurse

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on July 2, 2024
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Sr. Licensed Practical Nurse

ABOUT FIU

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Sr. Licensed Practical Nurse to join our team of professionals.

Duties include:

  • Coordinates patient referrals to medical/surgical specialty physicians and/or outpatient services. Coordinates Neighborhood Help (NHELP) interdisciplinary team referrals. Coordinates and tracks clinical referrals for Care Transition Clinic (CTC). Leads the coordination of Jackson Health Center financial assistance referrals by working with providers, the outreach team, Jackson Health system, and students to aid patients in obtaining approval to close the loop on medical referrals.
  • Provides patient/family education and instructions as delegated by the Provider and/or outpatient referral source. Documents all instruction/education, and conversations with the patient into the medical record.
  • Reviews lab and other diagnostic study results and communicates critical or abnormal values to the Physician.
  • Provides patient/family education and home care instruction as delegated by the Physician and documents all instruction/education provided in the medical record.
  • Maintains patient and business confidentiality at all times and treats patients, the public and co-workers in a professional manner. Conducts daily medical record review activities to ensure that documentation is accurate, complete, timely, and appropriate.
  • Intermittently assists on the Mobile Health Center with vital signs, intake, phlebotomy, immunization administration, medicines, treatments ordered by the physician. Documents all care given in the electronic medical record.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement. Assists in the evaluation of the quality of patient care and patient satisfaction, makes recommendations for improvement, and formulates treatment plan to meet patient needs.
  • Performs other related duties as required or directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Serves as back up to the Clinical Director of Operations with Americares/Direct Relief medication management. Responsible for appropriate dispensing and tracking of prescription medications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of related nursing experience; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.

Basic Cardiac Life Support
Licensed Practical Nurse

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Graduate of accredited school of Practical Nursing.
Minimum two (2) years experience preferably in a physician practice or clinic environment.
Phlebotomy and Immunization Administration experience.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Experience working with Electronic Medical Records.

TO APPLY

To apply, please visit us on-line at https://hr.fiu.edu/careers/, click on “Prospective Employees” or “Current Employees” and search for job opening ID 532463.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.