Clinic LPN
Phelps County Regional Medical Center - Rolla, MO

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  • Graduate of accredited school related to discipline
  • Licensure Required
  • 1-2 years experience is required
Reporting to the Practice Manager, the clinic LPN assists the physician or
mid-level provider by providing assessment, treatment, testing, and
education for the patients of the practice. Other duties as assigned.

Education
Graduate of an accredited LPN program

Minimum Work Experience
Minimum 1 year nursing experience required. Clinic nursing experience
preferred.

Certifications / Licenses
Current LPN license in the state of Missouri or compact licensure. BLS
Certification required or completion through hospital.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Greets patients warmly and respectfully
  • Shows concern and respect for others by dealing with people in a
compassionate, sensitive and responsive manner
  • Keeps both patient and significant others informed
  • Respects the confidentiality of patient information and adheres to
regulations for the privacy of protected health information
  • Adheres to all regulatory agency mandates and board of nursing
regulations.
  • Administers medications (oral, IM, and SC) as ordered. (IV medication
administration if IV certified).
  • Assists the provider with procedures; including the set up of needed
instruments and supplies.
  • Assists with patient examination as needed.
  • Escorts patients to exam room and documents chief complaint/visit reason
and other pertinent details.
  • Documents patient care in the medical record completely and accurately.
  • Obtains and documents patient height, weight and vital signs accurately.
  • Initiates, reviews, and updates the patient's medication and summary
lists
  • Maintains optimum inventory of medications and supplies as assigned.
  • Performs and records point of care lab testing and obtains blood samples
and other specimens as ordered.
  • Provides and documents patient teaching and education as needed.
  • Performs telephone triage to meet patient needs and provides
documentation of such in the medical record.
  • Schedules diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, obtaining
precertification authorization as required by payers.

Mental / Physical Requirement
  • Age of population served specific to clinic.
  • Body Fluid Exposure: Yes.
  • External Contacts: Community agencies and advocates.
  • Internal Contacts: Patient's family members and significant others.
  • Internal Contacts: Patients.
  • Internal Contacts: Providers (i.e. physicians).
  • Internal Contacts: Staff (i.e. clinical and admin support staff).
  • Internal Contacts: Volunteers.
  • Occupational Hazards - exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne
pathogens: Caution must be used at all times to take appropriate safety measures,
including wearing rubber gloves, use of all personal protective equipment, masks,
goggles, aprons and gowns.

Work Environment
Potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
Contact with other staff, patients, family members and significant others.
Typical medical clinic and hospital setting, working closely with patients
and office staff.

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