Assist clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the scope of practice of an LPN using the patient focused care system and under the direction/supervision of Clinic Unit Supervisor/Clinic Manager.
•Welcomes patients and assures that the patient is worked up appropriately including v/s, EKG, Medication reconciliation, ROS and review of past medical history.
•Actively participates directly with patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
•Responds to patients need in a timely manner.
•Transports patients as needed.
Clinic patient work up LPN
Actively solicits information from patient’s doctor’s office staff, and insurance pre-certification information
Explains procedures and answers questions regarding patient care and scheduled procedures.
Identifies, reports and records changes that result from disease or trauma to patient’s respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, reproductive, musculoskeletal, metabolic, psychological, integumentary, sensory, immune, hematologic and nutritional systems.
Able to apply simple dressings and assist RN/MD with more complex dressings.
Accurate and complete medication reconciliation.
Completely update the patients medical record at each visit including allergies, hospitalizations, and surgeries in the electronic medical record system with timeliness and accuracy.
Documents Flu and Pneumonia immunizations.
Performs 12 lead EKG
Obtains weight and basic patient information.
Performs phlebotomy and blood glucose monitoring.
Travels to outreach satellite clinics.
Performs clerical duties as needed.
•Education: Graduate of a Practical Nurse
•Licensure/ Certification: If LPN – current state licensure as a Practical Nurse or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact. LPN & MA require current BLS certification within 30 days of employment. Basic EKG required within 6 months of employment. Certification must be renewed by recommended renewal date on certification documentation.
•Experience: 6 months- 1 year continuous experience in an acute care setting preferred.