LPN- First Care Clinic
Peoria Heights, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2023
Job DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
Under the direction of a health care provider, Clinical Nurse LPN, is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of our patients.
H.S. Diploma/GED in required if work is performed in a complex CLIA lab.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Current license to practice nursing in the State of Illinois for Licensed Practical Nurse upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire.
Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
- Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Strong interpersonal skills.Strong computer skills. Ability to work as a team member. Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures. Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Clinical Excellence/Patient Care* Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.* Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.* May be required to draw and collect blood and other samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.* Administer vaccines and ordered medications by oral, IM,SQ or ID routes.* Place urinary catheters per protocol. * Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding. * Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status. * Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient's electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
- Development and Patient Education* Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization's intranet site.* Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.* Maintain compliance and behave in a manner consistent with all policies and procedures, including but not limited to Compliance, HIPAA and personnel workplace rules.* Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.* Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.* Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations. * Provide education to patients and families using the Teach-back method per protocols and guidelines.* Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other's views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests. * Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.