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LPN/MA

Company: Primary Health Solutions
Location: Dayton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:JOB TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Medical Assistant (MA) DEPARTMENT: Medical OperationsREPORTS TO: Practice ManagerSTATUS: Non-exemptSUMMARY:Assists in examination and treatment of patients under a Provider's direction by performing thefollowing duties.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. Nothing in thisjob description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities tothis job at any time.CUSTOMER CARE:

  • Triages phone calls and walk-ins as needed.
  • Assists patients in answering routine questions, resolving minor difficulties and giving directions to patients as authorized by the Provider.
  • Documents all patient communication in patient charts to include any Provider directed
  • instructions.
  • Supports the patient through the education and assistance of various drug programs.
  • Provides education and support to patients and families as directed by the Provider.
  • Makes appointments as needed and directed by the Provider.
  • Provides education and support to patients and families as directed by the provider
  • Assists patients in basic self-management goal setting
  • Applies basic active listening and behavior modification principles in goal discussions with patientsCLINICAL:
    • As directed by the Provider, assists with routine office examinations and procedures that may include administering injections, medications, vaccinations and blood draws.
    • Documents all procedures in the patient's chart.
    • Documents all patient interaction, tracks and attaches laboratory and diagnostic test results to patient charts; communicates results and orders to patients as directed by the Provider.
    • Contacts pharmacy to order new and refill prescriptions and follows up with patients as needed.OPERATIONS:
      • Prepares, cleans and sterilizes equipment and exam rooms as established by standard safety and clinical protocols.
      • Properly handles the disposal of infectious/hazardous waste, according to OSHA guidelines.
      • Inventories and requests supplies.
      • Responsible for performing health and team based care related services within the guidelines of the state of Ohio Board of Nursing
      • Support a shared goal model in order to achieve high-quality care that is patient and family centered
      • Participates in scheduled pre-visit planning/huddle process
      • Facilitates coordination of care following hospital, ER utilization or follow up from
      • specialty providers
      • May participate in team meetings and quality improvement activities as necessarySUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:No direct reports.Requirements:QUALIFICATIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/orability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.LANGUAGE SKILLS:Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.REASONING ABILITY:Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.COMPUTER SKILLS:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have the ability to gain knowledge of current practice management system, electronic medical record, Microsoft Word, text paging, Internet, and Intranet.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:LPN certification. Must hold a current, valid license to practice practical nursing in the state of Ohio.OTHER SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:Ability to speak Spanish desirable. Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment roomprocedures. Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care. Skillin taking vital signs. Skill in maintaining records and recording test results. Skill with geriatricpatients and patients in lower socio-economic sectors of the community.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; usehands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee isoccasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly liftand /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Whileperforming the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborneparticles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The noise level in the workenvironment is usually moderate.PI202115378

Keywords: Primary Health Solutions, Dayton , LPN/MA, Other , Dayton, Ohio

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