LPN or Medical Assistant

Heartland Health Center - Grand Island, NE (30+ days ago)5.0


BENEFITS:

  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • Group Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Group and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • 401 (k)
  • PTO and paid Holidays
  • Education allowance
  • Uniform allowance
  • 4 day work week

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The LPN or Medical Assistant will perform delegated clinical, clerical, and administrative duties within the medical provider’s scope of practice consistent with the LPN's/MA’s education, training, and experience. Such duties shall not constitute the practice of medicine.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Unrestricted certification as Certified Medication Aid in the State of Nebraska and completed Certification as a Medical Assistant is required or unrestricted License as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nebraska is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, office management system software, and the Electronic Health Record System
  • Ability to utilize Electronic Health Records system, answer multiline telephones and complete tasks associated with scheduling.
  • Ability to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, and lift 25 pounds to shoulder level without assistance
  • Hearing which allows for adequate auscultation during contact with patient
  • Visual acuity which allows for thorough inspection during direct contact with patient

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Delivery of Care -

  • Provides nursing care as determined by the patient’s age related physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the Heartland Health Center.
  • Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.
  • Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.).
  • Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and clinic discharge planning.
  • Administers medications skillfully and correctly, and performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately.
  • Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations.
  • Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists provider with examination and procedures per request.
  • Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (venipuncture, cultures, etc.) and in delivery of patient care. Performs lab testing (i.e. urine dip, pregnancy test, strep screen, hemacue) including quality controls.
  • Completes and maintain clear and concise documentation in the patients’ electronic health record.
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications
  • Works collaboratively with other staff to assure proper coverage in both the clinical and scheduling/reception departments.

Management of Quality of Medical Care –

  • Participates in quality improvement activities
  • Participates in review of patient satisfaction surveys and in resolving patient complaints

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assumes responsibility for quality of medical services rendered to patients
  • Contributes insight to assure alliance of organizational mission with needs of medically underserved community
  • Delivers direct patient care services to ambulatory patients
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Healthcare: 2 years (Required)

Location:

  • Grand Island, NE (Preferred)

License:

  • LPN (Preferred)
  • Medical Assistant (Preferred)