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This position is responsible for LPN nursing services in a physician office practice to control patient flow for physician, obtain and document patient vitals, perform EKG strips, and other nursing duties as assigned.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Provides general nursing care to patients to include obtaining and documenting patient vitals (height, weight, BP).
Facilitates patient flow throughout the office.
Assists Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
Obtains patient history, chief complaint and vitals and documents in medical record.
Ensures adequate materials and supplies are available at all times.
Provides patient and family education as appropriate.
Responds to and provides guidance for return calls to patients for patient treatment related phone inquiries.
Ensures patient appointments are assigned according to risk and severity.
Maintains/reviews patient charts, records and other pertinent documents and reports.
Establishes and maintains high standard for customer satisfaction and customer service.
Schedules patient appointments for office visits.
Assists patients with scheduling of procedures, tests, and radiological exams.
Obtains authorization for procedures and studies as required.
Schedules patient surgeries.
Ensures necessary films are available for surgeries and appointments
Learns front office functions, providing backup support and coverage as required.
Fills out disability forms for MD/PA to review and sign.
Works with third party payors to obtain authorization/pre-certification for surgeries, diagnostic testing, and other procedures ordered by physician.
Performs other duties as assigned.
LPN license in the State of Virginia
AHA BLS Provider CPR required
Experience working in a Physician Office preferred
Previous experience with practice specialty preferred.
Must have knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
Additional Duties for Physician Offices, added May 2016
Rotates/provides coverage for clinical staffing needs in various Mary Washington Medical Group practices.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.