Job Description

Job Title 
LPN - Full Time
Requisition ID
27091311

Begin Date 
10/1/18

Duration 

Location 
Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Other Location 
Description

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)

OBJECTIVE SUMMARY: Assists in the delivery of primary health care and patient care management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Records chief complaint and vital signs.
  • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments
  • Performs blood draws, EKGs, nebulizer treatments, pulmonary function tests, injections
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments of several providers
  • Assists physicians in preparing for minor surgeries, physicals
  • Performs the duties of a receptionist as needed (including front & back office duties)
  • Maintains clinical supplies and equipment in stocking rooms
  • Maintains patient files, records and other information
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Performs related work as required for several specialty doctors including but not limited to Urology, ENT, Orthopedics, Plastics, Podiatry, OB/GYN, Allergies, General Surgery and Internist
  • Orders immunizations and keeps state records for the Immunization Program
  • Triages phone calls
  • Ability to set-up and start IVs
  • Take X-Rays (this will be at certain clinics)
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION: Must possess, as a minimum, Nursing Degree from an accredited college or be a graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing Program.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: One year of experience as a medical assistant in a clinical setting

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess current LPN license through the State of Washington, CPR certification

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment
  • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed
  • Skill in taking vital signs
  • Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.
  • Skill in developing and maintaining clinic quality assurance
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining positive effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, employees, and the public
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English
  • Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type patient information
  • Skill in data entry and operating office equipment
  • Skill in greeting patients and answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner
  • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instruction
  • Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner as well as accurate work production during stressful working conditions
  • Knowledge of medical insurance plans and requirements for preauthorization preferred
  • Skill in greeting and scheduling patients
  • Knowledge of CPT-4 & ICD-9 codes and a general understanding of the billing/payment process

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment. Work may be stressful at times. Interaction with others is constant and interruptive

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Involves standing and walking. Requires normal visual acuity and hearing. Requires exposure to bodily fluids. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and such other office equipment as necessary. Vision must be correctable to 20/20 and hearing must be in normal range for telephone contacts. Work environment can be stressful.

OTHER DUTIES – Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills

Must have MA or LPN licensure.
Openings
1

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