The LPN is responsible for assisting in the care and treatment of patients, utilizing training skills to ensure the highest quality of care, while maintaining a professional manner at all times.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee appointment booking and maintain daily schedule for team.
Assist with the preparation of equipment and aid physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patient.
Oversee tracking system of test results and consults.
Coordinate scheduling all diagnostic tests, admissions, appointments, and referrals, and complete necessary forms associated.
Contact other Health Care Agencies when necessary, i.e. VNA, hospice, Mental Health Care facilities, psychiatric services, Board of Health, etc.
Performs the following skills (not inclusive): gives injections (obtain immunizations from appropriate health care facilities); do ear lavages, hearing tests, monitor patients with elevated blood pressures, order literature used for patient education, check and maintain scopes and other equipment, deliver biopsy specimens to pathology labs, forward appropriate data to other medical facilities as necessary.
Evaluate and respond to incoming phone calls. Telephone pharmacies with new prescriptions and refills, return other physician's calls, return all patient calls, notify patients with test results, call acutely ill patients to check progress, document all information relating to patient care in the EMR system.
Travel to alternate offices, as necessary and perform all duties as required by each location.
Train new staff in all tasks and monitor team member's tasks.
Attend meetings, workshops and training classes and participates in committees as requested.
Maintain professional affiliations and participate in professional development activities.
Maintain patient confidentiality.
Strong computer skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Good problem solving skills.
Ability to prioritize work and respond to changing needs.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.
Frequent exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to an office environment. Occasional evening or weekend work. Requires working under stressful conditions and/or working irregular hours.
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