As a member of the care team, the Transplant LPN supports quality, patient and family centered care. LPN performs a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The LPN will assist the RN Transplant Coordinator in all activities related to patient care. The LPN will communicate closely with the RN Transplant Coordinator to provide a full continuum of care for the patient. Potential for some remote work following orientation
Delivers care as delegated by the physician/authorized practitioner or RN, to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
Pre Transplant / Intake
Answers & assists with returning patient calls as directed by coordinator. Returns calls as instructed by coordinator.
Facilitates referral to evaluation process in partnership with Transplant Coordinator
Fields all new referral calls
Requests and sorts medical records needed for transplant evaluation
Educates patient on the referral and evaluation process
Partners with patient financial representative and transplant nurse coordinator to ensure financial approval for evaluation
Organization Expectations, as applicable:
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served
Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respectful manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.
Fulfills all organizational requirements
Completes all required learning relevant to the role
Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited post-secondary practical nursing program
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Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.