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Department: SOMC Pediatric Associates
Schedule: Full-Time
Shift: Varied Shift
Hours: rotating weekends-72 hrs/pay
Job Details:
  • GENERAL SUMMARY

    Works under the supervision of the Office Manager. The LPN’s primary job function is to provide assistance to the provider with patient exams.  Collects vitals, chief complaints, pain assessment, and documents past medical history. Phones prescriptions to pharmacies, make referrals, operates medical equipment, and performs patient education. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    A. Education
    GED/High School Diploma required.   Graduate of an accredited schoolof practical nursing required

    B. Licensure
    LPN required as appropriate to state

    C. Experience
    One to three months experience.

    D. Interpersonal Skills
    Ability to develop positive interactions with patient, patients’ families, coworkers, and providers in order to effectively care for the patients.

    E. Essential Technical/Motor Skills
    Copying, calibrating equipment, speaking clearly, answering telephones, fine dexterity, precise manipulations, keyboarding, handling and gripping.

    F. Essential Physical Requirements
    Carrying/lifting/transferring (maximum of 20 lbs.), pushing/pulling, communicating, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, holding, ambulating, walking, and restraining.

    G. Essential Mental Requirements
    Calculating, interpreting numbers, analyzing, assessing, evaluating, explaining, teaching, attention to detail, memory, and reasoning.

    H. Essential Sensory Requirements
    Seeing, hearing, feeling, and verbalizing.

    I. Exposure to Hazards
    Fumes/odors, potentially dangerous equipment, toxic materials, body fluids/blood/tissue, and exposure to or use of sharps.

    J. Other
    N/A



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