Primary Purpose: To provide quality patient care while following all standards of care and maintaining a safe environment for both inpatients and outpatients who are receiving a variety of specialty services and provide proper documentation for billing.
Formal Policy-Setting Responsibilities: Formally responsible for making recommendations regarding policies associated with the job's purpose and essential responsibilities.
Routine Decision Making: Determine physician needs and act accordingly.
Required Knowledge: Knowledge of nursing skills; venipuncture; patient triage; pharmaceuticals; operation of equipment; insurance company requirements.
Required Skills and Ability: Good communication skills; ability to multi-task; ability to act independently.
Unusual Working Conditions: Risk of blood, body fluid contamination.
Education and Certification/ Registration Required for the Position: Technical or vocational school education with current LPN license in the State of Missouri; BLS required.
Age Specific Competencies: Provides care for birth to pediatric (birth-2 yrs.), pediatric/child patients between (2 yrs-12 yrs); adolescent patients between 12 to 18 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.