FULL TIME: MONDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY – 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM, WEDNESDAY 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Clinic Provider, the LPN serves as the clinical support to the physician and advance practice providers in the clinic. Skill set utilizes nursing process and practiced based on established standard of nursing. Delivers a positive patient experience through the efficient medical data gathering, accurate medial record documentation and efficient follow through of care plan. The Medical Assistant reports directly to the Clinic Practice Manager.
PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adheres to Organization’s Policies and Procedures
Provides exceptional customer service and ensures access to appropriate services as expeditiously as possible
Accurately dispenses and charts medications ordered by physicians and nurse practitioners.
Accurately performs a variety of testing which may include audiometry, vision testing, EKGs, and spirometer.
Administers medications orally or by intramuscular or intradermal injections.
Assists physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistance with specialized procedures.
Correctly assesses patient’s vital signs, anthropometric measurements, and charts them accurately.
Performs certain laboratory tests including urinalysis dipstick, urine pregnancy tests, and hematocrits and others as defined by clinic.
Reviews laboratory results and refers all abnormal results to the correct provider.
Triages patient phone calls for minor health problems and refers complicated illness to registered nurse, nurse practitioners, and physicians.
May set up rooms for patients and/or procedures
May take patient into room and perform and document initial patient interview
Performs clerical duties as needed
Other duties as assigned
Graduate of an approved school of Licensed Practical Nursing required
1 year LPN physician office experience preferred
Ability to work in an automated environment required. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to keep accurate records.
Thorough knowledge of practical nursing theory.
Knowledge of standard practices, rules, and regulations related to licensed practical nursing.
Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, aseptic technique.
Ability to deal with a variety of patients, staff, health care providers, and community representatives.
License or Certification Requirements:
Current license to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the State of Oklahoma
RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:
This position could have access to patient confidential records and must comply with HIPAA regulations as well as Hospital and Clinic Compliance Policies.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent to this position.