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LPN / Medical Assistant NE Campus $2000 Sign on Bonus

67353 - Northeast

Full-Time

Day

7:30am-4:00pm

None / Not Applicable

1 year formal education or training beyond HS required

The LPN – Clinical Team Lead is responsible for providing basic nursing care to clinic patients following established standards and practices. This position provides a vital link in the chain of Quality of Care; supporting the clinic, communicating and scheduling appointments and physicians orders and is responsible for providing established standards and practices under physician supervision and orders. The LPN – Clinical Team Lead supports the clinic and Practice Manager and ensures proper training and guidance to all staff. 

 $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 treatments 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 clinic 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 referrals 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.

  • Assist management in daily work schedules and make changes to accommodate workload.

  • Lead the clinical staff and review finished work for accuracy and completeness.

  • Participates with the peer interview team during the hiring process of new clinical team members.

  • Provides new team member training and orientation for particular office protocols.

  • Working knowledge of current changes in specific clinical areas such as immunizations, drug recalls, sample closets, etc.

  • To be a key factor in the growth and development of clinical employees.

  • Handle patient problems and concerns.

  • Maintain inventory pursuant to established procedures and par levels.

  • Serves as a point of first contact for Physicians, Providers and nurses.

  • Makes recommendations to Practice Manager regarding process improvement.

  • Provides input to Practice Manager regarding clinical staff performance, needs and hiring.

  • Serves as a liaison and manages scheduling of Pharmaceutical Representatives.

  • Must be able to communicate with staff, supervisors, peers, and associates, and maintain a positive working environment.

  • Functions as a liaison between our Physician offices, referral physicians, ancillary services and the patients. 


 
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 one year formal education or training beyond High School

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

  • Licensed as Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of Florida

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

  • Verified ability to take accurate patient vital signs

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes

  • Knowledge of basic and specialty specific medical terminology

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