LPN or CMA/RMA - Part Time
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Responsible for providing professional nursing care to clinic patients under supervision of physicians and Office Manager. Will be required to travel to various locations within Akron / Youngstown area.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Complies with all HIPAA and OSHA regulations and policies.
Assesses patient's general condition and takes vital signs and weight.
Assists physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
Provides basic patient care as ordered.
Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record.
Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions.
Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.
Sets up instruments/equipment according to department procedures; cleans instruments and equipment between patient visits; maintains equipment according to scheduled maintenance program and keeps appropriate records. Reports equipment malfunctions to supervisor.
Maintains examination rooms including cleaning exam/procedure rooms between patient visits. Stocks necessary supplies (medical and radiologic) as required.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Knowledge of basic nursing principles and protocols.
Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
Knowledge of medical chart reporting/records.
Skill in appropriate assessment and assistance techniques.
Skill in appropriate use of universal precautions, safe workplace and confidentiality methods.
Skill in health information management by appropriately charting patient data.
Skill in identifying equipment problems and correcting or notifying supervisor.
Ability to work effectively as team members with physicians and other staff.
Ability to appropriately interact with patients, families, staff and others.
Ability to flexibly respond to changing demands.
Ability to apply written instructions and standardized work practices.
Ability to communicate clearly.
Education and Work Experience:
High school graduation or GED
Graduate of a two-year accredited nursing school.
Minimum of 2 years' experience in a medical office.
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