Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)- UrologyApply Now
Essential Job functions:
- Responsible for providing professional nursing care to the office patients in noncomplex situations under the supervision of Physician and Clinical Office Supervisor or Clinical Coordinator.
- Delivers direct patient care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with SUMMIT policy.
- Assumes accountability for the quality of care, which he/she has delivered including maintaining standard precautions.
- Maintains efficient patient flow.
- Collects lab specimens according to departmental guidelines. Accurately labels specimens.
- Prioritizes patient care by implementing physician orders and nursing procedures. Documents appropriately in the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
- Assures all patients are correctly identified prior to providing and/or documenting care.
- Communicates & provides care consistent with age, cultural, spiritual and developmental needs of the patient.
- Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.
- Schedules appointments appropriately and accurately according to department guidelines.
- Administers injections according to appropriate protocol. Documents injections accurately in HER
- Appropriately demonstrates telephone triage protocols and document in EHR.
- Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Office Supervisor/Manager appropriately and promptly.
- Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.
- Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.
- Reviews and updates medication list in EHR. Demonstrates understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures. Accurately and completely documents known allergies in EHR.
- Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.
- Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.
- Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital.
General Job functions:
- Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.
- Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly.
- Checks and maintains logs for emergency equipment according to policy.
- Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.
- Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.
- Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned.
- Chemicals, Chemotherapy and Fumes
- Loud noises
- Extreme temperatures
- Confined spaces
- Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen
- Magnetic fields
- Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin, or tissue specimens.
- Contact with patients or patient specimens is possible
- Unplanned or unexpected exposure
Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:
- Vocational / Technical School / Diploma Program required. Associates degree preferred
- Oregon State Nursing License and BLS certification required.
- 0 -- 1 Year experience. 2-4 year experience preferred.
- Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks in a timely manner.
- Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.
- Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred.
- Experience with patient care equipment preferred.
- Experience with EHR, Practice Management System and Departmental/Ancillary Systems preferred.
Physical Job Requirements:
- Pushing and pulling, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
- Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
- Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.
- Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers.
- Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reaching
- Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).
- Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed.
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