Nurse - LPN
Wilmington, DE Nursing
Job Type
Full-time
Description

WESTSIDE IS LOOKING FOR LPN'S TO SERVE AS TEAM NURSES!

$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS OFFERED!

JOIN A CARING, DEDICATED TEAM WHO HELPS PATIENTS AND FAMILIES GAIN ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE, AND NAVIGATE COMMUNITY SERVICES AND RESOURCES.


Westside Family Healthcare is a nonprofit organization that provides high quality primary medical care without regard to ability to pay. The LPN is an integral member of the patient care team, providing clinical care management, coordination services throughout the continuum of care and serves as the team nurse. The LPN will provide safe, therapeutic, efficient, quality care in all patient interactions within scope of practice.

WORKING AT WESTSIDE MEANS WORKING IN A PRIMARY CARE MEDICAL HOME.

A Primary Care Medical Home is not a special building. It is a way to provide healthcare that puts the patient at the center of health care decision-making. As a community health center, Westside Family Healthcare provides care for everyone who walks through our doors, regardless of ability to pay, immigration or citizenship status, national origin, religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


OUR MISSION: To improve the health of our communities by providing equal access to quality healthcare, regardless of ability to pay.


OUR BENEFITS: Our benefit package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life and disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with a match, and supplemental insurances. We offer a generous PTO package and flexibility to provide work/life balance. Westside Family Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Partners with the patient and family, the primary care provider, and other team members to implement an interdisciplinary plan of care. Participates in daily huddles with the care team.
  2. Proactively and continuously reviews patient medical records to identify any care needs requiring intervention.
  3. Works with patients and families to ensure both medical and psychosocial needs are met in order to promote health and well-being and to identify any barriers that inhibit the patient from adhering to the prescribed plan of care.
  4. Educates patient/family about medical conditions (existing or newly diagnosed) to assist them in achieving self-management and improved outcomes.
  5. Assesses and documents progress towards goals based on provider’s plan of care; utilizing clinical judgment, established protocols, review of patients’ self-monitory tools and trends in clinical data (i.e., HbA1c, LDL, BP)
  6. Provides ambulatory care support as a member of the care team, which may include, but is not limited to walk-in and/or telephone patient interactions utilizing established protocols


Requirements


  1. Active LPN licensure in the State of Delaware (or compact state) with no restrictions or disciplinary action
  2. Current BLS certification