Women's Care USA

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

    Job Locations US-FL-St. Petersburg | US-FL-St. Petersburg
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 10:35 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3696
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Provides professional nursing or clinical care for patients following established standards and practices. Prepares patients during office visits and assists patients and family members before, during and after a doctor’s visit.  Works under the direct supervision of the physician. Refers matters outside their scope of duties to the provider, Clinical Coordinator or Division Administrator.

    Responsibilities

    Triage OB/GYN patients via phone; call patients with test results.
    Prepare patients for examination and assists physician during treatment/procedures, examinations and testing of patients.

    Prepares examination rooms, including restocking of supplies in treatment areas.
    Record patients' medical history, health maintenance, and chief complaint.
    Measure, record and document vital signs.
    Where applicable, perform phlebotomy, injections and other specimen collection per established policies and procedures as directed by the provider.
    Prepare and administer medications as directed by a provider.
    Authorize drug refills as directed.
    Educate patients by providing information and instructions as directed by the provider; answering questions.
    Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
    Sterilize medical instruments per established standards and procedures.
    Represent office in a professional manner. Treat all customers, internal and external, in a courteous and cooperative manner.
    Participate in team activities and professional development activities.
    Attend required meetings.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Performs general nursing care to patients (including phone and in-person triage), administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
    Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examinations, and testing of patients.
    Observes, records, and reports patient’s condition and reactions to drugs and treatments to the physician.
    Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls. 

    Instructs patients and family members regarding medications, test results and treatment instructions.
    Maintains patient recall lists.
    Formulates and updates patient care plans, and orders, prepares, and inspects patient charts, records test and examination results in the patient chart.
    Attends required meetings and participates in team activities and professional development activities.
    Represents division in a professional manner.  Treats all patients, customers, internal and external, in a courteous and cooperative manner.
    Performs other duties as assigned.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    High school diploma or equivalent.
    Minimum of one year nursing experience in a clinic environment.
    Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
    Valid Florida LPN license and BLS/CPR certification.
    Ability to work in a stressful environment in deadline-oriented environment.
    Ability to communicate with coworkers, provider and patients in an effective manner.
    Ability to use a computer and enter data in electronic medical record system.
    Ability to maintain LPN license by successfully completing 24 hours of continuing education hours every two years.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    Two years of clinical experience
    OB/GYN or family practice experience a plus
    eCW electronic medical records experience helpful

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