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Job Opening: Charge Nurse at the Lebanon Free Clinic

Charge Nurse at the Lebanon Free Clinic

A ministry of the Lebanon Rescue Mission Ministries

Summary:  Nurse for Clinic, including patient education.  Referral of patients when appropriate for follow up care.  Function under medical protocols. 

The Charge Nurse must be: 

  1. Willing to sign the Lebanon Rescue Mission’s Statement of Faith & Qualifications of Employment.
  2. A current and active member and/or regular attendee of a local church.
  3. Able to fully support the Lebanon Rescue Mission’s Mission and Vision Statements.

Essential Functions:

  • Willingness to practice nursing care in a grass-roots, but developing, free health clinic
  • Sustaining and supporting patients during diagnosis and treatment
  • Obtaining health history and assessing health/illness status
  • Maintaining quality assurance of assigned patients
  • Providing patient education in the areas of health promotion and preventive medicine
  • Referral of patients as necessary to other health providers and/or social service agencies
  • Appropriate follow up of patients with chronic and acute health problems
  • Commensurate with education and training and when appropriate, can function under established medical protocols for minor illness and treatment of same
  • Provide coverage for the Clinic Director when on vacation or out ill
  • Have a heart for serving vulnerable patients with diverse health care disparities
  • Respects diversity and has the ability to collaborate with and build respectful relationships with staff, volunteers, and community partners
  • Ability to support the Clinic Director in other tasks as delegated by the Clinic Director
  • Attending weekly staff devotions and chapel service

Education and Experience:  A valid unrestricted license to practice nursing in PA. (LPN – priority hire for a bilingual LPN).

Reports to: Clinic Director

Physical Demands: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, or sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  May require occasional evening hours.

Christian Life: As an employee of the Lebanon Rescue Mission you are an important member of a Christian Missionary organization.  All staff members are Christian missionaries and are required from time to time to participate in chapel services, outreach ministries, or counseling sessions.  Because of the nature of these types of ministries it is an absolute necessity that you posses and maintain a testimony or lifestyle that is above reproach.  What you do on your own time may seriously affect your ability to perform these types of ministries, which are an important part of your job.     

Updated:  Nov 2021 MB /SB

How to Apply

Anyone interested should contact Margaret Brandt, Director at mbrandt@lebanonrescuemission.org or 717 273-2715.