Southern Illinois Healthcare

LPN or CMA

Posted Date 3 months ago(1/23/2020 10:41 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-5128
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
8AM-4:30PM
Weekend Requirement
None
Department
Shared Exp-Neuro Group

Overview

Works collaboratively with physicians and other caregivers to deliver appropriate treatments and nursing interventions in an ambulatory office setting.

 

Responsibilities

  • Safety
    • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety
  • Record Keeping
    • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required, including but not limited to payroll, schedules and status changes.
  • Process Improvement
    • Promotes a culture of process improvement by establishing unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
    • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams.
  • Role Specific Responsibilities
    • Assists providers within the scope of clinical license in all aspects of patient care, including treatment, tests, procedures, and follow-up care as requested.
    • Escorts patients between waiting and clinical areas in a professional and courteous manner, including providing direct assistance to patients with wheelchairs or other limitations in physical mobility.
    • Follows office procedures to provide a thorough patient history and assessment during office visit.
    • Appropriately and efficiently triages and responds to all patient and provider communication, including phone calls, emails, patient portal messages, and in-person requests.
    • Documents thoroughly and appropriately in the patient record.
    • Follows office procedure to monitor expiration dates and storage conditions of medication and supplies.
    • Reorders and restock office or clinical supplies using good stewardship to avoid shortages or overstocking.
    • Uses proper sterilization, biohazard, and infection control procedures to prepare and maintain equipment and patient care areas.
    • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating new equipment and technologies.
    • Collaborates with providers and nurses outside of the immediate office setting to ensure continuity of patient care across all specialties and treatment settings.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent

 

Licenses and Certification

  • Licensed Practical Nurse or CMA certification required
  • BLS required

 

Experience and Skills

  • Technical Experience: 1 year clinical experience

 

 

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