The LPN will be directly supervised by the Clinic Manager.
- The LPN will render professional quality health care to patients, under the clinic provider’s supervision.
- The LPN must be aware of and comply with required services and data, according to the Health Care Plan and the Quality Assurance Plan of Missouri Highlands Health Care.
- The LPN must be able to gather adequate historical data and ensure patient comfort, flow and confidentiality.
- The LPN must be able to maintain medical records, according to the Quality Assurance Plan of Missouri Highlands Health Care.
- The LPN will collect and record defined data and prepare reports for Missouri Highlands Health Care, and others, as required.
- The LPN will perform nursing duties, under the supervision of the physician, physician’s assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse, such as, but not limited to:
- Execution of standing orders for medication refills, order needed tests and provide routine preventative services;
- Placing patients in exam rooms and recording vital signs, current complaints and pertinent history;
- Assisting the provider in treatment of patients;
- Providing patient education;
- Provide population health to our patients to improve the health of an entire human population.
- Preparing exam rooms and instruments, as appropriate to anticipated utilization;
- Cleaning common office space and treatment areas, as necessary;
- Assisting in office hour emergencies to keep communications open;
- Keeping inventory and preparing purchase requisitions for submission to purchasing agent for needed supplies;
- Performing other functions and duties, as directed by the supervising provider and Clinic Manager;
- Striving to learn other ancillary duties, such as X-Ray techniques, laboratory procedures and, if necessary, some billing procedures;
- Relieving and assisting the receptionist in receiving patients and calls, when needed;
- Performing all other duties, as required.
- The LPN must have completed LPN training, including a high school education or GED equivalent, and maintain current licensure.
- The LPN must be motivated to serve the needs of patients and perform services to benefit people and Missouri Highlands Health Care.
- The LPN must possess a sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted nursing and medical standards.
- The LPN must possess reading and verbal skills necessary to understand and communicate, regarding medical records, procedures and medication orders.
- The LPN must possess and utilize tact and patience.
- The LPN must possess a clean and neat appearance and good hygiene habits.