Assists in implementing a plan of care. Demonstrates competence in ordered treatments including but not limited to vital signs, obtaining finger-stick blood glucose samples, vascular assessments, wound assessments and measuring, sterile/clean technique, infection control, application of dressings and wraps, administration of pharmaceuticals, administration and handling of advanced dressings and therapies.
Performs data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on the physiological, psychological, and cognitive status of each patient assigned using assessment sheets. Reports findings to the physician.
Registers/inputs patient demographics, Schedules/reschedules appointments as required, via PM (Practice Management) Scheduling System.
Interviews patients/guarantors; Ensures smooth patient flow throughout the day. Answers phone calls in a prompt, courteous and efficient manner.
Demonstrates reliability in accepting and fulfilling various roles in the overall staffing plan.
Renders consistent professional care to all patients.
Assists physician/conducts treatments/procedures.
Maintains all equipment in proper working and observes safe and accurate use of all medical devices.
Administers injections as requested by Physician.
Performs Waived Laboratory / Moderate Complexity tests following guidelines established CLIA.
- Grade of 80% or higher on Advanced Medical Assistant test required
- Minimum of 1 year experience in medical office setting preferred
- Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes and health care insurance preferred
- Ability to calm patients by being supportive is necessary
- Good interpersonal skills for effective communication are necessary
Graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program is required.
Experience & Skills:
One (1) year of experience in a medical office or hospital setting is preferred.
Experience in phlebotomy and EKG is necessary.
Florida LPN license is required
BLS card from AHA is required