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Clinic Nurse-LPN

Job Reference: JIH02700299
Date Posted: 13 February 2019
Employer: SSM Health
Location: Mexico , Missouri
Sector: Nursing
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 12 March 2019

Job Description

Role Purpose:

Responsible for providing health care services in the clinical setting. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care. Assists with general patient preparation, assists providers, and performs day-to-day business office activities and collection responsibilities.


Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the medical record including confidentiality and documentation of all care provided.
  • Completes visit assessment documenting all elements of patient assessment.
  • Educates and provides call back to patients and families regarding care, procedures, referrals, test results and medications. Helps to manage timeliness of In-basket.
  • Demonstrates ability to set-up and perform clinic-specific procedures to include operation of equipment per policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform clinic-specific quality control, lab testing, phlebotomy, and completion of logs.
  • Demonstrates medication knowledge, storage, documentation and administration per policy and procedure.
  • Able to schedule appointments and/or referrals and complete prior- authorization process to meet the needs of the clinic patient.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities to meet regulatory compliance such as Infection Control, Joint Commission and Rural Health.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a License Practical Nurse program.
  • Current Missouri License as a Licensed Practical Nurse. American Heart Association BLS certification within 3 months of hire.
  • Minimum one year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use computers proficiently and other office equipment (fax machine, copy machine, typewriter and other equipment as required).
  • Able to function effectively in stressful situations and flexibility in daily prioritizing of tasks. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Able to work effectively with a wide variety of people.




About SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain


SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain opened in 1918 as Audrain Medical Center. Today, the 89-bed community hospital offers a range of services including emergency care, cardiology services, medical imaging, men's health services, women and child services, and diabetes education. The hospital features the J.B. & Greta B. Arthur Cancer Center, the Jordan-Waters Heart Center and Healthworks Rehabilitation services.






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