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LPN

Company: CareATC
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: August 17, 2019

Job Description:

General Summary A Licensed Practical Nurse responsible for both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical environmental and organizational tasks Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from the clinical services Reports To Clinic Manager Hours 40Hours Monday Friday Essential Job Responsibilities Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to examprocedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking transfers dressing collecting specimens preparing for exam etc; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physiciansnurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patientsfamilies; answering calls and providing pertinent informationFulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned that may include sendingreceiving patient medical records; obtaining labX ray reports hospital notes referral information etc; completing formsrequisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and updating charts to ensure that information is complete and filed appropriatelyFulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned that may include setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; cleaning examprocedure rooms instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering sorting storing supplies; and restocking examprocedure roomsFulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned including respectingpromoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients andor staff with immediate supervisorFulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities that vary according to state law which may include medicalsurgical asepsis sterilization instrument wrapping and autoclaving; checking vital signs or mensuration; physical examination preparations; clinical pharmacology; drug administration through various routes including injections; prescription verifications with physicians orders; minor surgery assists including surgical tray set up prepost surgical care applying dressings and suture removal; biohazard waste disposal and monitoring; therapeutic modalities; instructing patients with assistive devices body mechanics and home care; laboratory procedures including Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA guidelines; quality control methods; CLIA waived testing; capillary punctures and venipunctures; specimen handling such as urine throat vaginal stool and sputum; electrocardiography including mounting emergency triage and first aid LPNs must adhere to the LPN scope of practice in the laboratoryOther duties as assignedWe are looking for someone who Has an excellent patientcustomer service skillsHas an out going dynamic personality and has the ability to work well on a close team environmentMinimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalentGraduation from an approved practical nursing programOne year LPN experience required; clinical experience preferredState licensed practical nurseCurrent CPR certificateRequired license or certification LPN

Keywords: CareATC, Lake Charles , LPN, Healthcare , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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