Southern Illinois Healthcare

LPN/Certified Medical Assistant

Posted Date 4 months ago(7/28/2020 3:23 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-5655
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
8AM-4:30PM
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Shared Exp-Trauma Surgeons

Overview

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

 

Responsibilities

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

  • IL LPN license or Certified Medical Assistant Certification required
  • BLS required

 

Experience and Skills

  • Technical Experience: 1 year clinical experience

 

 

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