1. Obtains patient histories and medical information. 2. Assists with medical and minor surgical procedures. Assesses, reports, and records vital signs and measurements. Collects specimens. 3. Observes patients for physical or emotional changes. Reports observations. 4. Prepares examining rooms. Selects, sets up and maintains medical supplies and equipment. 5. Maintains a comfortable, orderly, safe and clean environment for patients. 6. Responds to medical emergencies. Records patient information. 7. Prepares patients for continuing care after treatment. 8. May instruct other LPNs. May serve as a source of information on nursing matters pertaining to section. May administer medications under direction and authority of professional medical staff person. 9. Schedules and coordinates patient and test appointments. 10. Performs additional functions incidental to nursing activities.
Preferred Education: 2 years of experience as an LPN, preferably in a multi-specialty environment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 2 years of experience as an LPN, preferably in a multi-specialty environment.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated communication skills both written and oral, to effectively inform and understand physician instructions and patient needs.
Posting Position Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven ability to be flexible and to learn new procedures, processes, and medical specialties. Ability to train medical assistants, providing clarity and leadership.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, multi-specialty physician practices and locations.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong, accurate computer data entry skills associated with documenting medical information into electronic medical records.
Required Skill/ability 2: Highly motivated team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on excellent customer service in dealing with both physicians and patients.
Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and a high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 56835BR
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