SUMMARY: Oversees and supervises the daily practice operations. Provides prescribed medical treatment and patient care services to individuals with a variety of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Trains and manages all new and current staff on clinical operations. Helps manage quality standards, PCMH, ACO and MIPS.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises daily practice operations and staff to ensure a cohesive delivery of medical services to patients and their families living with a variety of differing intellectual and developmental disabilities.
LPN has the ability to undertake a variety of diverse care tasks and work in a multidisciplinary team, providing services to a Special Needs Population.
LPN is comfortable working in an environment that provides primary medical care and integrated behavioral health services, including social workers, Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, and Psychiatrists.
LPN has the ability to plan, prepare, and educate staff regarding assessments and methodologies of instruction for enhancement of learning clinical and professional skills.
LPN assigns, guides and supervises clinical staff performances in care giving to the patient and families of Rowan Medicine and RISN.
Assesses and implements or revises workflows as need to ensure consistent standards are applied. Performs competency assessments of staff on an annual basis.
LPN orients new staff and communicates clinical objectives for RISN. Evaluates current performance of clinical staff in their assigned duties. Along with management, will participate in the process for disciplinary action, discussing the appropriate verbal and written warnings, including suspension and termination.
Escorts patient to the room, preps charts, and gathers information for immediate needs of the patient. Documents patient problems, performs vital signs, records chief complaint, reviews medications, allergies, and health risk information. Prepares patients for examination.
Answers patient calls and returns all phone messages within 24 hours (patient, family, pharmacy). Screens patients for urgency. Assists other team members and physicians to complete procedures.
Schedules/reschedules patients’ appointments in IDX; schedules procedures; obtains pre-certifications and prior authorizations, as needed. Provides front desk coverage, including patient encounter, check-in/check-out of patients, insurance verification, and obtaining prior authorization.
Notifies provider of abnormal test results and follows up with patient appropriately.
Maintains patient work flow. Creates, assigns, reviews and distribute daily changes in staff schedule. Performs environment of care reviews (EOC) on a semi-annual basis.
Performs procedures efficiently and correctly within scope of practice. Acts as a Liaison between staff and providers.
Demonstrates effective communication with patients and coworkers. Demonstrates teamwork by assisting coworkers and all members of the team with duties requested, and demonstrates initiative to learn additional skills.
Document patient care, transition of care and continuity of care in electronic medical records.
Contact lab /imaging facilities to obtain reports.
Understands and adheres to Rowan’s compliance standards as they appear in Rowan’s Corporate Compliance, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest policies.
Performs other duties as assigned by the management team.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Blood Sugar (normal range vs abnormal range)
Blood pressure (normal range vs abnormal range)
Visual Eye Examination with Chart Screening in Office
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Licensed Practical Nurse licensure in the State of New Jersey is required with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a physician office, clinic, hospital setting, or similar institution. Must be able to work at all site locations on an as-needed basis.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Be able to work in a physician office. Be able to lift less than 10 lbs. of medical equipment.
NOTE: Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.
Internal Number: 494803
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