Licensed Practical Nurse

Summit Medical Group Oak Ridge , TN 37831

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

About Summit Medical Group

Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee's largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory, extensivist clinic, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit www.summitmedical.com

In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.

Responsibilities

About Our Career Opportunity

Summit Medical Group of Oak Ridge, a division of Summit Medical Group, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), to join their practice. This is a Full time opportunity.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (List does not include all duties assigned)

  • Use EHR system to pull and prepare patient's records, escorts patients to exam rooms, prepares patients for examinations and procedures according to physician preferences.

  • Also records vital signs of patients, including pulse, blood pressure, height, weight, etc. and performs appropriate procedures, such as phlebotomy, injections, EKGs, Holter Monitors, etc.

  • Assists the physician(s) with procedures, as well as administering medications and conducting patient educations.

  • Handles phone nursing when appropriate, to include triaging, pre-certs, referrals, calling in prescriptions, etc.

  • Performs clerical duties necessary for the physicians to see patients; contacts patients regarding test results or for other related reasons as directed as well as scheduling patient appointment as appropriate.

  • Computer competent with Microsoft Office and Outlook.

  • Maintains stocked, neat and clean exam rooms and common work areas on a daily basis.

  • Adheres to established company policies and procedures (including the corporate compliance program), and follows state and federal regulations, such as OSHA and HIPPA guidelines.

  • Maintains strictest confidentiality, both internally (with Summit employees) and externally (with non-Summit employees).

  • Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor, Site Manager, physician or Administrative Staff.

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Additional vocational or college credits preferred.

Licensure: Current, active State of Tennessee License in Practical Nursing required.

Experience: Six months of phlebotomy and clinical experience required.

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