LPN – Physicians Office – Days
LPN – Physicians Office – Days
Works in an office environment collaborating with the medical team to coordinate diagnostic tests, medical consults, etc.; gathering information to ensure patient is receiving the best care available.
Responsibilities of LPN:
- Initiate patient contact and prepare patient by obtaining vital signs and a brief history.
- Assist physicians in patient examination, evaluation, and clinical procedures as needed. Initiate or assist physicians with emergency measures including, but not limited to, the following: CPR, oxygen administration, IV placement, hemostatic measures insertion, maintenance of oral pharyngeal airway, and institution of monitoring measures including 12-lead EKG.
- Coordinate ordering and scheduling of hospital-based tests and procedures.
- Administer prescribed medications orally, topically, and by injection.
- Maintain pharmacy supplies and prevents expiration of pharmaceuticals and IV solutions stocked by the Clinic. Maintain emergency equipment and supplies, and inventory of all other clinical supplies, ensuring readiness and adequate quantities are on-hand to meet needs of physicians and patients.
- Clean exam rooms after each use and prepares room for next patient. Operate autoclave to ensure sterility of all instruments and materials.
- Maintain patient medical records and ensure proper documentation of examinations, evaluations, and treatments rendered, laboratory and radiology procedures and results, and prescriptions written or authorized in the office or by telephone.
- Enter information into electronic medical records (EMR)
- Assist Physician with rounds at hospital on clinical days, as needed.
- Instruct patient in examination and diagnostic procedures that are to be performed. Ensures that follow up instructions are given, and that the patient fully understands these instructions. Provide specific patient education as prescribed by the physician.
- Accept responsibility for managing all patient telephone calls of a clinical nature, communicating with the physician as appropriate and providing information to the patient as directed by the physician. Provide adequate clinical support for front office personnel.
- Encourage a supportive environment for both staff and patients and is aware of the psychosocial and confidentiality needs of patients and their families.
- Perform other duties that correspond to the overall functions of this position.
Knowledge and Skills Required
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Current license in the State of Oklahoma as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
- Current BLS Certification.
- One (1) year of recent experience preferred.
- Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.
- Effective communication skills, both orally and written. Computer skills required.
- Ability to work within a team and ensure quality patient care.
- Strong Critical thinking skills and ability to Prioritize a must.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,
Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness
Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.