Licensed Practical Nurse
MedExpress - Charleston, WV

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PURPOSE: To support the practitioners in providing Great Care. Fast. to MedExpress patients.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports directly to the Center Manager; works in conjunction with physicians, mid-level practitioners, office and clinical staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
  • The administration of medical services. Responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other staff.
  • Assists the practitioner with examinations, procedures, and other duties.
  • Responsible for assessing, screening and triaging patients.
  • Responsible for administration of medications per orientation and training designation.
  • Documents and maintains medical records.
  • Collects and documents vital signs.
  • Collects and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. Assesses and properly handles test results.
  • Prepares exam rooms. Responsible for decontamination of equipment and stocking of supplies.
  • Responsible for assisting the physician in calling patients and informing them of their lab and x-ray results and for calling critical patients back to check on their health status; scheduling physician referrals; obtaining insurance information for specialist’s referrals and pharmacy issues; and patient education.
  • Attends facility in-services and required staff training and meetings.
  • Required to maintain CME hours as dictated for maintaining individual licensure.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood borne pathogens.
  • Travel to other clinics may be required.

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