Licensed Practical Nurse - Linden Pointe OBGYN - Full Time - Days

Job Description

Eligible candidates may qualify for a hiring bonus up to $2,500.

Enables the physician to provide quality patient care, and assists in examination and treatment of patients under direction of physician by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities

Maintains patient flow during clinic hours. Documents review of systems; measures vital signs such as pulse rate, respirations, blood pressure, weight and height (see Appendix A for specifics); updates past and current medical, social and family history; abstracts new procedures; reviews medications and updates medication list at each visit. Correctly records patient information in the electronic medical record (EMR).

Assessment is an ongoing process that consists of participation with the registered nurse in the determination of nurse care needs based upon collection and interpretation of data relevant to the health status of a client.

Prepares patient charts in EMR for visits by scanning, abstracting, and reviewing to make certain that all diagnostic test results, hospital reports and other medical records necessary to help the physician care for the patient are in the patients chart. Accesses and navigates websites or calls outside facilities to obtain necessary information.

Refills medications per MD's orders and pre-authorizes medications including communicating with the patient, pharmacy, or insurance company as needed to complete the task. Maintains pharmacy cabinet and recording of patient samples. Completes patient assistance paperwork/requests as needed.

Preforms basic triage per specific office protocol procedures. Returns calls as needed. Responds to MyChart as needed. Works in-baskets, daily work flow logs, and work queues in EMR/Practice Management system. Answers incoming calls, schedules appointments, checks-in and out patients, and completes pre-certifications for prescriptions, procedures, and surgeries as needed.

Operates EKG, cardiac monitors, and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests as needed and other clinical duties such as phlebotomy and cast removal as assigned, (see Appendix A for specifics) as well as injections of controlled substances that only a LPN or RN is licensed to administer.

Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. Maintains patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential. Understands and adheres to the legal responsibilities and requirements with the medical assistant role.

Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients; maintains clean, fully supplied exam rooms. Ensures proper infection control, exam room cleaning is performed daily. Orders medical supplies as needed. Keeps an inventory and orders all clinical supplies.

Provides explanation and education to patient. May manage phone triage of patient concerns as applicable. All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

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EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of Practical nursing. Must currently be licensed in the State of Ohio.

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years LPN experience required, physician office experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE The LPN demonstrates the knowledge, abilities, and skills to provide culturally specific patient care and education. The LPN effectively communicates with peers, utilizes appropriate channels of communication and maintains confidentiality. The LPN demonstrates evidence of continuing professional growth. The LPN demonstrates the ability to accept and implement change. Demonstrates ability to work in a culturally diverse setting.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, who holds a current license to practice nursing in her/his state. Membership in professional organizations is desirable. BLS certification required.

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