Phelps County Regional Medical Center Clinic LPN- General Surgery- Bond in Rolla, Missouri

Provides nursing care and treatments in medical office, as directed by Physician, by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Prepares patient for and assists with examinations.

Administers injections, medications, dresses wounds and incisions, interprets Physician's instructions to patients, assists with emergency and minor surgery, and performs related tasks as directed.

Maintains records of vital statistics and other pertinent data of patient.

Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment, and maintains stock of supplies and medications.

Records and develops electrocardiograms.

Inventory/purchase requests for medical supplies.

Maintains pharmaceutical samples.

Phlebotomy

Telephone triage for physician/perform patient phone calls as directed by physician.

Communicates with pharmacies regarding patient prescriptions under direction of physician.

Holter monitoring set up and maintenance.

Schedules patient testing/surgeries and appointments.

Arranges for insurance referrals, pre-authorizations, pre certifications for patients.

Laundry

Stock/clean exam rooms.

If working in the ENT unit-report directly to the ENT Nursing Supervisor. Unit Supervisor will assign duties specific to ENT.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Successful completion of recognized practical nursing program. Prefer minimum one-year previous experience in medical office.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate drug dosages.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Current licenser in Missouri as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

May be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.