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LPN / Medical Assistant - Float $2000 Sign on Bonus

68015 - NCHHG Float Staff

Full-Time

Day

8:00am -5:00pm

None / Not Applicable

High school diploma or GED required

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing basic nursing care to clinic patients following established standards and practices. 

 $2000 SIGN ON BONUS 


 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned, which may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow.

  • Escorting patients to exam/procedure rooms. Observes, records and reports patients conditions and reactions to drugs and treatment to providers.

  • Assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.

  • Collecting patient history including current medications, allergies, symptoms, etc.

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide patient care as directed by provider; this may include screenings and administering medications and treatments in accordance with clinical and nursing standards.

  • Prepares equipment and aids providers during treatment, examination and testing of patients and with various procedures as needed.

  • Timely and accurate documentation in patient charts; relaying information & instructions to patient/family. Document all interventions, phone calls, patient/family responses, medication dispensed or prescribed, hospital data, etc. in medical record/EMR.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of safe medication administration; administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

  • Answering patient phone calls & messages and acting as a communication liaison between the patient and provider.

  • Collection and handling of lab specimens following established standards and practices. Adhere to infection control safety guidelines, maintaining equipment, instruments and stock supplies.

  • Utilizes electronic referral process to complete requested physician referrals to NCH Healthcare Group specialists and ancillary services.

  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include filing or sending medical records to a patient or referral provider; appointment scheduling.

  • Knows the general condition of the equipment at all times, knows how to operate all equipment required in the course of performing procedures. Documents failures in a timely manner.

  • Knowledgeable about treatments administered and studies performed, as well as any preparation of the patient which may be required prior to the test being performed.

Medical Assistant requires completion of a Medical Assistant program and must be
 

Nationally Certified (CMA) or Nationally Registered (RMA)

  • Minimum of one (1) year formal education of training beyond High School

  • Must be certified or registered through an approved organization as a Medical Assistant

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association required

  • Verified ability to take accurate patient vital signs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively articulate and explain required information to patients

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes

  • Knowledge of basic and specialty specific medical terminology

  • Capable of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions while maintaining a professional demeanor and control

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of High School or GED required

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in health care facility or private physician office

  • Licensed as Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Florida

  • Basic Life Support (BLS Provider) certification from American Heart Association required. 

  • Verified ability to take accurate patient vital signs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively articulate and explain required information to patients

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes

  • Knowledge of basic and specialty medical terminology