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.
GED/High School Diploma required
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing required
LPN required as appropriate to state
One to three months experience preferred.
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.