Office Clinic Position *** Must be Proficient in drawing blood. ***
Position Title: Licensed Practical Nurse: Full Time
Department: Westside Dialysis Clinic Office
Reports to: Office Manager /Physician
SUMMARY: Assists physicians with patient care and follow-up providing direct and indirect patient care in a clinical setting. Duties to include, but not limited to, interviewing patients, completing telephone consultations, obtaining vital signs, blood draws, immunizations, injections, preparing patients and assisting physicians with patient exams, follow up, and/or treatment. The nurse continuing responsibilities includes: charting and clerical work as necessary to oversee phone prescriptions and refills to pharmacies. Additionally, the LPN will perform triage with patient phone calls to identify emergent and non-emergent situations, perform injection under the direction of the physician, scheduling appointments, keeping medical records current, billing, and working with insurance companies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates ability to carry out skills as outlined in nursing procedures for clinical areas worked, including administration of prescribed medications and treatment in accordance with nursing standards and clinic policy.
Know EMR System and use accurately on a daily basis.
Complete Nurse Daily Duties Guidelines
Complete specific competency skills checklist required for job roles State required CMEs
Participates in preparing patients for clinic
Administer direct hands on patient care under the supervision/direction of provider.
Ensure patient flow is timely and accurate throughout the clinic
Reviews and documents patient medications
Checks equipment daily to ensure accurate functioning of machine and log; etc