Licensed Practical Nurse
SouthCoast Medical Group LLC - Savannah, GA

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SouthCoast is looking for dyanmic Full-Time LPN to work at our Eisenhower location

Job Summary

Responsible for providing professional nursing care to clinic patients under the direction/delegation of Physician under the general policies and procedures established by SouthCoast Medical Group Will participate in providing health promotion health maintenance and management of illnesses for patients Provides care as allowed within the scope of the Georgia Licensed Practical Nurses Board

Essential Job Responsibilities

Creates a caring and healing environment that keeps the patient and family at the center of care throughout their experience at SouthCoast

Assess patient’s general condition particularly the acutely ill patient and ensures that needs are met

Assists the physician(s) with examinations diagnostic procedures and treatments

Provides direct patient care as ordered

Maintains confidentiality in matters regarding the clinic its patients and employees

Accurately documents all patient observations treatments and procedures administered patient/family responses medication dispensed or prescribed hospital data in the medical record

Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials communicating physicians’ advice and instructions on how to self-manage care

Coordinates patient care by triaging patient phone calls regarding urgency of appointments and scheduling hospital admissions Processes all patient referrals and required follow through Maintains and keeps updated referral report

Schedules lab work specialist visits completes necessary paperwork to ensuring proper billing completes physician orders Verify and update patient data Assists patients with completion of paperwork as required

Assists with patient inquiries/concerns regarding medical care medication instructions and prescription call-ins in a prompt courteous and efficient manner

Assist with patient plans of care and document care coordination and interventions while integrating NCQA PCMH HEDIS measurements and other accrediting body requirements in order to demonstrate results and show quality improvement in patients

Generate report/list and proactively remind patients/families of services needed (flu shot wellness screenings labs etc)

Timely and accurately maintains required reports logs and records

Coordinates care with hospital home health services hospice or other institutional settings per provider’s order

Obtains discharge summaries from the hospital and other facilities as needed for coordination of care

Accurately completes office/hospital charge tickets or assists assigned coder

Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines maintaining equipment instructions and stock supplies Ensures that exam rooms are adequately stocked

Upon completion of medication proficiency test may administer medications according to Medication Administration policy

Administers immunizations and injections after reviewing immunization record potential allergic reactions identifies and reviews side effects and treatments Perform venipunctures capillary punctures specimen collection/preparation/testing and other lab functions as requested

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited school of practical/vocational nursing program

EXPERIENCE

Minimum of one year clinical experience preferably in a hospital or office practice setting

REQUIREMENTS

Current Georgia LPN licensure Current BLS/CPR Certification