Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Company: Octapharma Plasma
Location: Newport News
Posted on: October 11, 2018
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Are you passionate about caring for others, and truly making a difference? Then we have a job for you! Our donor center is in need of a compassionate and highly professional Licensed Practical Nurse who is comfortable evaluating and counseling donors as well as supporting the team in all other areas of the center. The selected candidate will love working with a diverse group of donors, staff, and have extensive experience communicating effectively with others. We offer a positive, upbeat work environment where all medical personnel and staff work together for the common good of others, and for the many individuals that benefit from our work. The successful candidate will deliver excellent donor service, answer donor questions, act as a resource for our staff, consulting with our physicians, and strengthen the relationship between our donors and our center staff. Our team is dedicated to exceptional customer service, while building a successful partnership with the community in which we work. If this sounds appealing to you, then you have similar goals in mind. LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Pharmaceutical - Healthcare Job Responsibilities As a Licensed Practical Nurse on staff you are responsible for the medical evaluation of potential donors for automated plasmapheresis procedures. You will confirm donor suitability in a timely manner, consulting with a donor center physician as needed. You will provide limited emergency care including the administration of any medications or treatments in accordance with your certification, training and standard operating procedures. Additional responsibilities of the LPN role include:Determining donor suitability of new applicantsConducting evaluations to ensure criteria of normal plasma donors are metReviews medical histories and performs suitability examinationsMaintains communication logs regarding any communications with the licensed physician regarding donor suitabilityReviews normal and abnormal test results and determines continued donor eligibilityCounsels donors with abnormal test results and defers donors accordinglyComplete cross trainings as required by management LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Pharmaceutical - Healthcare Job Requirements Qualified candidates of this nursing role must be graduates of a recognized healthcare educational program. You must be organized, team-oriented, flexible and comfortable working with a diverse range of people in a very busy medical environment. Other requirements of the LPN role include:Licensed as an LPNSpecific State licensing must be met per location1+ year of hospital, field care or plasma center experience, preferredBlood bank or plasma center experience, highly preferredMust maintain current certification in CPRAbility to educate donors, staff, and community regarding plasma donation programMust possess basic computer knowledge and skills (Microsoft Word and Excel preferred)Maintain confidentiality of all personnel and center informationAbility to work on weekends LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Pharmaceutical - Healthcare Benefits At Octapharma Plasma we believe in our employees who have the passion and ability to make a difference to the quality of life of their communities. The individual growth and success of each and every employee at Octapharma Plasma is an integral part of our continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Other benefits include:Medical, Dental and Vision InsuranceLife Insurance401(k) contribution and matching programFlexible Spending AccountsTuition ReimbursementTeam-oriented environmentRecognition programs LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse - Pharmaceutical - Healthcare Associated topics: lead, license, licensed practical, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, lvn, nurse lpn, pediatrics, practical, vocational nurse
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