LPN Licensed Practical Nurse or a Medical Assistant (MA). A nurse provides professional nursing care under supervision for Clinic patients, including a wide variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for Clinic patients.
Family Practice or Medical Center Environment
Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Working directly under physician(s) supervision and following all physician(s) instructions for patient care.
- Gives patient education and instruction as directed by physician(s).
- Performs general nursing care to patients. Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards per physician(s) instructions.
- Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
- Observes, records, and reports patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physician. Administers prescribed medications as directed.
- Manages scheduled appointments to insure preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Maintains timely flow of patients.
- Greets patients and prepares them for physician examination. Screens patients for appropriate information. Instructs patients in collection of specimens and tests.
- Arranges for patient testing and admissions.
- Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions as indicated by the physician and/or authorized triage protocols.
- Formulates and updates patient care plans. Orders, prepares, and inspects patient charts, all through the electronic medical record.
- Posts tests and examination results.
- Responsible for preparation of exam room including restocking of treatment areas.
- Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
- Maintains patient confidentiality.
- Assesses patient when roomed taking vital signs and brief medical history of complaints, allergies and medications. Obtains weight, height, visual acuity on general physicals and as requested.
- Administers immunizations and other injections upon physician order.
- Learns and utilizes lab skills to perform necessary testing.
- Performs related work as required by physician, supervisor or practice administrator.
An LPN or MA must have:
- Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
- Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.
- Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients.
- Knowledge of patient education principles to develop a self-care program.
- Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
- Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
- Skill in using various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.
- Skill in taking vital signs.
- Skill in maintaining records and writing reports.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
- Ability and understanding of requirements to maintain quality control standards.
- Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
- Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
- Ability to communicate clearly.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school for LPN’s, MA’s
Certificate/License: Valid and Current License or Certificate from an accredited school for LPN’s or Medical Assistants; CPR certification.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 - $19.00 per hour