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McLeod Health Physician Office - LPN Family Medicine in Florence, South Carolina

Physician Office - LPN Family Medicine

Tracking Code

20212144

Job Description

Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Assists in the delivery of patient care by performing tasks as delegated by physicians to facilitate high quality, team-based, patient-centered care

  • Performs tasks within appropriate, physician-approved scope of practice as requested by RN team lead, Nurse Manager, or Department Director

  • Responsible for patient intake

  • Greets patients and families in a cheerful and pleasant manner to alleviate stress and tension

  • Collects vital signs

  • Completes medication reconciliation protocol

  • Obtains patient history as directed by physician

  • Records intake information in electronic medical record

  • Prepares patients for examination and assists physician during exam as requested

  • Prepares for outpatient procedures and assists physician with procedures as directed

  • Contributes to patient’s electronic medical record by documenting information collected from patient, physician, or other members of the care team accurately and concisely

  • Obtains and communicates information necessary to assist the care team with coordinating patient care and facilitating safe, effective transitions of care

  • Assists care team in pre-work, preparing appropriately for future patient appointments

  • Participates in team huddles and care planning activities

  • Relays messages and communicates physician orders verbatim

  • Maintains clean, organized environment of care. Ensures exam rooms, procedure rooms, and shared clinical spaces are properly stocked at all times.

  • Performs actions necessary to ensure timely, efficient exam room turnover and patient flow

  • Assists care team with paperwork as directed

  • Administers medications (oral, intramuscular, intradermal, and subcutaneous injections, including immunizations/vaccinations) as directed by physician or per explicit written physician protocols

  • Conducts non-triage patient care/communication as directed by physician or following physician-approved protocols and decision trees

  • Explains treatment/procedures to patients

  • Instructs patients about medication, special diets, and other necessary patient education items

  • Telephones patient prescriptions/refills to pharmacy as ordered by physician or according to physicians approved written protocol.

    Qualifications /Training:

  • Prefer one year experience in a physician’s office or other clinical setting.

    Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Graduate of accredited licensed practical nursing program.

  • Licensed LPN in the State of South Carolina.

    Required Skills

    Job Location

    Florence, South Carolina, United States

    Position Type

    Full-Time/Regular

Position Type Details

PRN

Physical Address

McLeod Medical Park West Florence, 101 South Ravenel Street

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