|Job Title||Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)|
Current certification as Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) is highly desirable. If not a CHT, the LVN shall obtain the CHT within six months of the date of hire. The contract personnel must have a current LVN certification.
The contract personnel will obtain initial and routine pertinent medical information. The contract personnel will be required to transfer medical history and physiological assessment data into various electronic medical health records. The contract personnel shall accurately document data and patient history and findings into the electronic medical record. The documentation must be clear and concise and easily interpreted by others that possess similar or advanced training and understanding in the medical community. The LVN shall see patients of any age as long as they are eligible for care at the MTF.
Shall utilize customer service skills that are designed to optimize the interaction between the patient and the health care team. Customer service skills include personal interaction and communication skills, appropriate use of patient advocacy and resolution of customer complaints at the lowest level and elevation to patient advocate as necessary.
Shall perform patient care in a Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center. Patient care will be defined as those skills associated within the licensed vocational nursing scope of care. Daily responsibilities will surround the application of wound dressings, compression wraps, the appropriate knowledge and administration skills of topical, oral and parenteral medications, and the care required to support patients referred for care. Patient care may occur inside of a Class A Hyperbaric Chamber that is compressed to an approved treatment pressure. The LVN shall perform hyperbaric chamber inside attendant duties as required for patient care, but not exceeding US Navy dive tables.
Will be required to collect and appropriately label routine digital images of wounds and maintain a secure image library to account for patient wound progress. The LVN will be accountable to maintain the laws governing patient confidentiality and the appropriate protection of that data and information.
Shall provide the general health care for patients with chronic medical needs to include, but not limited to diabetes, asthma, developmental disorders, ADHD, seizures, etc.
|Contact Name||Pamela F Patton|