Reading, PA 19601
- Provides administrative and clinical support to Physicians, Nurse Practitioner, Office Manager and other healthcare providers for the specific department that the LPN Clinic employee is working in.
- Plan, implement and evaluate nursing care to patient; acquires the history of the patient injury and or progress since last appointment and performs necessary preparation of the patient for the examining provider.
- Collaborates with other members of the team in providing health information and maintenance of the medical record.
- The LPN is responsible for interfacing with patients regarding medical problems pre and post surgery; may collect data on the heath status of the patient, for the identification of health goals.
- In addition, the LPN will provide verbal and written communication to designated employer representatives and perform ancillary testing, including but not limited to urine drug collections, breath alcohol screens, pulmonary function tests, and phlebotomy.
- May need to schedule and register patients and enter necessary data entry for charging purposes and triage phone calls from patients regarding clinical questions and concerns.
- Employment location may dictate position responsibility for implementation of OSHA guidelines and maintaining clinical office supplies
Education and Experience: - High school degree. - Accredited LPN Diploma. - Six months to one years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. - State of Pennsylvania Licensed Practical Nurse. - Maintains current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories. - Knowledge of clinical and/or surgical operations and documentation. - Skill in performing clinical and medical procedures. - Knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures. - Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards. - Ability to safely lift, and physically manipulate patients. - Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements. - Knowledge of appropriate procedures and standards for the administration of medications and patient care aids. - Ability to educate patients and/or families as to the nature of disease and to provide instruction on proper care and treatment. - Ability to prepare and process laboratory samples using established protocols. - Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress. - Strong patient satisfaction orientation. Physical Demands: - Individual must be able to meet the established specific physical requirements which include reaching, lifting, pulling, bending, stooping, twisting, standing, walking. - Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects. Working Conditions: - Normal clinic environment.