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Cape Cod Healthcare


Location:
Hyannis, MA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
171223-50006814-2
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative / Clerical
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Job Details


LPN-171223-50006814-2
Description
To perform a wide variety of patient care activities in a medical office setting in accordance with established policies, practices and procedures.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Physician or Practice Manager, assist in providing nursing care to office patients.
  • Triage and evaluate patients, obtain major complaints and brief medical history when necessary and take vital signs with complete chart documentation (including name, medical record #, allergies, current medications with routine update with each visit).
  • Obtain patient's current medication regimen, refill medication orders in the office or over the telephone under a physician's supervision and document same.
  • Assist physician with pap smears and minor surgical procedures.
  • Track and monitor results of laboratory work and other outside tests, record results of pap smears, mammograms, etc.
  • Implement physician's orders for EKG's, Holter monitors, dressing changes, suture removal, ear lavages, routine injections, phlebotomy, with proper labeling and spinning of specimens for delivery to CCH laboratory.
  • Obtain consents for injections when required.
  • Answer general health questions for patients via telephone or in office with advice, referral, or appointment under physician's direction.
  • Triage telephone calls with complete follow-through.
  • Maintain, order and stock necessary supplies, equipment, precautionary cart and pharmaceuticals weekly.
  • Clean EKG machine, scrubbing and bagging any instruments and closing procedures at night.
  • Obtain verbal and written reports from outside agencies such as, VNA, radiology, or other physician's office with timely, concise transmittal to physician. Assist with secretarial/clerical duties as needed including scheduling, greeting and registering patients, filing incoming paperwork, copying medical records, answering phones, taking messages and faxing.
  • Generate lab reports from Cape Cod Hospital and CICSS when necessary. Maintain patient rights and confidentiality of information.
  • Knowledge of keyboarding and accessing PCI reports from Hospital Information system.
  • Cross-coverage due to illness, vacation or unexpected absences for all PCI physicians in Hyannis.
  • Maintain current CEU requirements required by licensing board and provide documentation to supervisor every two years.
  • Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the position, department and hospital as defined in the scope of service, to assure that the unique nature of the patient served is addressed, and it includes, but is not limited to the age of patients served.
  • Perform other work related duties as requested/directed. Works cooperatively with co-workers and communicate politely with department employees, patients, visitors and other personnel within and outside the Hospital.

Qualifications:
 
  • Graduate of an accredited Practical Nursing program with previous experience, preferably within a medical office setting.
  • Currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Current Basic Life Support certification.
  • Successful passage of the Cape Cod Hospital pharmacology exam. Ability to read, write and communicate in English.

Schedule Details: Per-diem Per Diem Hours between 7:30am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-PCI - Hyannis
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day/Eve
Weekend Shifts: None
Holiday Shifts: None
Posting Start Date: Jan 6, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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