The Medical Office LPN assists physician's with examinations and procedures to serve the medical needs of patients with various health conditions in a professional, confidential, and caring manner. Coordinates the flow of patients, phone calls, lab work, and nurse visits to facilitate quality patient care and customer service goals. Provides professional nursing care within the educational background of the nurse and as prescribed by the physician and in compliance with the Nebraska Nurse Practice Act, any applicable licensure/certification requirement and organization policy and procedures.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Collects subjective and objective data and contributes to the assessment of the patient, documents appropriately in the patient chart, mays accurate and timely observations and documents changes in the patient's condition in the patient chart; retrieves messages and responds to calls from patients, pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes and other medical offices by use of telephone and computer in a timely manner as delegated by licensed health care provider (MD, RN, PA, NP); assists the physician or provider with all examinations and procedures; and schedules outpatient tests and procedures at hospitals by telephone in a timely manner, adheres to the referral process of the practice.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited professional nursing program required. Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Nebraska required. Current Basic Life support (BLS) certification required.