Assist the physicians/providers with the examination and treatment of patients and perform routine tasks required to ensure the Clinic runs smoothly; participate in the planning and evaluation of patient care. Services pediatric, adult and geriatric populations.
1. * Develops , implements and revises individualized, goal directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing process as appropriate for LPN’s in the clinic setting.
2. * Performs and documents a physical, psychosocial and spiritual assessment of assigned patients using all available sources of information and incorporating the patient’s perception of illness/condition. Assists provider with examinations and procedures as directed in accordance with established nursing standards. Prepares and administers specified medications and injections as prescribed by the provider.
3. * Demonstrates an ability to respond to a changing workload in a positive and professional manner. Responds to changing workloads and patient conditions by: remaining calm, making objective assessments, prioritizing, and asking for assistance when appropriate.
4. * Transcribes, and implements physician orders and treatments both verbal and written accurately and efficiently as noted by chart reviews and observation. Consistently problem solving issues affecting patient care.
5. * Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of infection control procedures; strictly adheres to policies and procedures; washes hands before and after each patient encounter. Cleans, packages, sterilizes, and maintains ample supply of sterilized instruments and supplies for procedures. Thoroughly cleans exam rooms, counter, and table tops, per clinic policy. Collects, packages, and accurately labels all specimens immediately upon receipt; forwards to designated lab(s) according to established protocols.
6. * Clinical Staff of Physician clinics have clerical responsibilities that include but are not limited to the following:
a. Greets patients and escorts them to the exam/procedure rooms.
b. Triages patient telephone calls and provides education.
c. Makes appointments for patients with specialists; schedules hospital admissions, outside ancillary tests and procedures as directed.
d. Assists clerical staff in all clinically/medically related phone calls.
e. Retrieves prescription calls off voice mail at least three times a day or as scheduled by supervisor and responds according to office protocol.
f. Records services rendered on fee tickets and checks for accuracy.
g. Assist in pulling charts, filing, telephone answering, and other duties needed to provide better customer service.