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CLINIC LPN - PODIATRY

Company: UHS of Delaware, Inc.
Location: Enid
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of patient care duties which include assisting in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician. Interviewing patients, measuring vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), venipuncture and procedure as directed by the physician. Documentation is recorded in the Electronic Medical Record in accordance with SMPA guideline. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Assists in covering the front desk as required. Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to and consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.Team ResponsibilitiesParticipates in decision-making and process improvement.Communicates effectively within and beyond assigned team.Focuses on the problem or issue, not the person.Assist with daily clerical operations, including answering multi-phone lines and making copies of documents as necessary.Schedules patient appointments as necessary, return visits and Specialists.Clinical ResponsibilitiesEnsures that patient rooms are kept stocked and clean; also ensures that equipment is kept clean.Distributes referrals as necessary to physicians and insurance companies; keep proper documentation of referral requests/responses in patient charts.Pre-authorize prescriptions and clinical tests (CT, MRI, Ultrasound, etc.) as necessary.Phone/faxing patient prescriptions as necessary.Schedules tests as ordered by Provider.Contacts patients with lab results and sends letters to patients as necessary.Accurately performs clinical duties to include triaging patients, checking patient vitals, administering injections and venipunctures, and prepping patients for physician exam.Accurately performs a variety of clinical testing, including EKG, PFT, PAP, CLIA waived lab tests, ear irrigations, 02 sats, vision/color charts, and urinalysis/hemocult tests according to physician orders.Thoroughly and accurately complete patient information forms prior to physician meeting with patient; assist physician with chart as necessary.Adheres to SMPA Safety and Quality guidelines.Engage clients and families in the development and implementation of a care plan with evidence based patient education within the scope of practice.Triage patient concerns in accordance with evidence based nursing judgement and within the scope of practice.Appropriate response to crisis interventions and emergency response.Leadership ResponsibilitiesActs as a professional role model and mentor when coaching new team members on clinic workflows as related to clinical processes.Serves as a resource to other members of the team for clinical work challenges.Demonstrates and coaches an exceptional patient interaction process.Assists the Practice Administrator in day to day operations to deliver the highest quality care to patients in an efficient manner as directed.Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
EducationCompletion of LPN/LVN nursing training from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of one (1) year college or Technical School. Associates Degree preferred.Current BLS/CPR certification requiredCurrent state registered license for LPN/LVNWork ExperienceMinimum of one (1) years working as a Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse required.KnowledgeGeneral office proceduresSkillsProficiency in basic computer programs and operating systems, such as Microsoft OfficeExcellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skillsBilingual in English and Spanish preferredAbilitiesMust be able to perform courteously and professionally in all interactionsEquipment OperatedOffice equipment such as fax machine, copier and telephone systemEKG machineComputerWork EnvironmentWorks in a well-lighted, OSHA Standard environmentMay be exposed to infectious and contagious diseasesMay be in contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstancesOccasionally subject to irregular hoursMay be required to wear personal protective equipment as necessaryMental/Physical RequirementsMust be ability to handle emergency or crisis situationMust be able to see with corrective eye wearMust be able to hear clearly with assistanceEEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: UHS of Delaware, Inc., Enid , CLINIC LPN - PODIATRY, Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma

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