Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time
Location: Corvallis Pain Management - Corvallis, Oregon
How to apply: Please submit resume to our Practice Administrator, Vilma Cortes, at Vilma@corvallismed.com
Reports To: Practice Administrator
Brief Position Summary:
Provides health care to patients in the clinical office and in-house procedure suite setting. Works in consultation, cooperation and coordination with Practice Administrator and Providers. Responsible for day-to-day supervision of staff for clinical and surgical operations. Functions according to the established standards and practices of medicine for Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Oregon.
1.Completes delegated tasks and responsibilities as directed by Providers.
2.Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.
3.Assist with maintaining patient flow to and from exam rooms and procedure room.
4.Ensure exam rooms and procedure room are equipped with medical supplies.
5.Maintain and order medical supplies. Maintains adequate stock. Keeps supplies orderly.
6.Ensure the exam rooms and procedure area are cleaned after each patient leaves and prepared for the next patient.
7.Clean and sterilize equipment after use.
8.Interviewing patients and recording their medical history.
9.Obtaining patient vital signs and escorting patients to their rooms
10.Verifying that patient charts are updated promptly and accurately.
11.Planning and managing patient care according to each patient’s needs.
12.Administering injections of medications and properly documenting administration of injectables.
13.Performs standard diagnostic procedures.
14.Assist with blood collection/phlebotomy as needed and prepares specimens for courier.
15.Identifies the need for additional data collection including the need for data collection from other health providers.
16.Documents findings and actions appropriately in the patient's medical records.
17.Observing and recording patients’ conditions and reactions to medications and treatments.
18.Assists in educating the patient and family members regarding medical condition, procedures, and medication and preventative measures as necessary and appropriate.
19.Triage patient’s telephone calls and provides consultations and/or recommendations for appropriate treatment.
20.Performs evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations when necessary.21.Maintains patient confidentiality.
22.Participates in the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of assigned staff.
23.Schedules staffing to meet changing workload needs.
24.Provides professional and technical support to staff and troubleshoots the delivery of patient care. Responds to requests from ombudsman, families, and other concerned patients regarding patient care issues.
25.Identifies training needs for staff and facilitates staff development. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of training, orientation, and education programs.
26.Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates quality assurance activities, ensuring compliance with standards, laws, regulations, and procedures. Recommends new and/or revised policies and procedures to the department manager.
27.Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
28.Performs other work as required or assigned.
1.Education: Completion of state approved training program.
3.Certification: Current certifications in BLS, CPR and ACLS
4.Special Skills: Above average skills in clinical procedures are required. Knowledge of clinical and surgical processes and principles. Familiar with state and federal laws related to health care.
1.Planning: Effectively plan for the impact of additional services/programs added to the organization.
2.Organizing: Identifying the most effective/efficient mechanisms to benefit the organization.
3.Implementation: Follow organizational plans, goals and objectives.
4.Reasoning: Able to analyze situations in order to bring about favorable solution.
5.Leadership: Professionally challenge self to demonstrate higher level of contribution and commitment.
6.Self-Development: possess a commitment to personal development and the ability to function as an expert resource for the organization.
7.Communication: utilize excellent written and oral modes of interpersonal communication.
8.Decision Making: Review situation at hand or appropriate data and make objective decisions on the issue that positively affect the organization.
Variety of walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, and reaching. Occasional need to lift/carry/move up to 50 pounds of equipment. Frequent stress if dealing with multiple tasks and staff.
1.Combination of medical office, exam rooms, and in-house surgical suite for non-IV sedation procedures.
2.Fast paced clinical setting with minimal noise levels.
3.Works independently as well as with team members with minimal supervision.
4.Use of general office equipment such as fax machine, copier, computer, etc.
5.This position is classified as having occupational exposure to blood and other infectious materials.