LPN
Humana - Cookeville, TN

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Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients with diseases and injuries seeking treatment in the clinic, as directed by physician, mid-level provider.

Escorts patients, interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pain assessment, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, height and weight and records information on patients’ electronic medical records

Completes any and all clinical reminders “due” at the time of each patient visit

Performs Eye Exams

Educates patients and family on related health issues and healthy lifestyle choices

Performs the annual and routine nursing assessments and performs preventive health services authorized by the VA and the clinic Medical Director

Preps patients and assists with examinations

Observes patients and reports adverse actions or reactions to the clinic physician

Administers medications, as appropriate or ordered by a medical provider, orally, or by subcutaneous or intramuscular injection, and notes time and amount in patients’ electronic charts, applies compresses, both hot and cold as indicated.

Operates electrocardiograph (EKG) and other diagnostic equipment to administer routine diagnostic test and treatments, including glucometers, pulse oximeters, nebulizers, oxygen equipment, sprirometry, etc.

Key Competencies

Builds Trust:
Consistently models and inspires high levels of integrity, lives up to commitments, and takes responsibility for the impact of one's actions.

Accountability:
Meets established expectations and takes responsibility for achieving results; encourages others to do the same.

Customer Focus:
Connects meaningfully with customers to build emotional engagement and customer advocacy. Simplifies complexity and integrates internal efforts to deliver an optimal customer experience.

Collaborates:
Engages others by gathering multiple views and being open to diverse perspectives, focusing on a shared purpose that puts Humana's overall success first.

Qualifications

Role Essentials:
Associate degree or diploma certificate in Practical/Vocational Nursing.

Current license as a practical/vocational nurse from the State in which the clinic is located.

Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (Must be renewed as required).

Minimum of one years experience as an LPN/LVN.

Our Federal contract requires U.S. citizenship for this position.

Schedule

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Full-time

Primary Location

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US-TN-Cookeville

Role

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Clinical Innovations and Health Practitioners

Work Environment Type

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Office

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Humana Inc. (Humana) is a full-service benefits solutions company, offering an array of health and supplemental benefit plans for employer...