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Job Responsibilities : LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

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Company : InterCommunity

Location : East Hartford, CT 06118 US

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Summary:

The LPN is responsible for assisting in the delivery of health care and patient care management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs selected nursing and administrative duties and assists physicians as part of the clinical care team
  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing and updating patient charts prior to appointment with recent test results and correspondence and determines needed services per practice protocol
  • Confers with physician regarding any incomplete patient tests/consults or other incomplete orders prior to patient visit
  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment by escorting them from the waiting area to the exam room and taking histories and vital signs
  • Prepares cleans and maintains exam and treatment rooms
  • Gives injections and draws blood; assists with EKGs OB/GYN exams and office procedures as needed; and provides other patient care services as directed by the physicians
  • Maintains sample medication records administers medication upon physician order and responds to medication requests per practice protocol
  • Prepares and maintains clinical supplies and equipment
  • Triages and responds to patient communications
  • Assists with scheduling tests and treatments pre-certifying patients for hospital care and/or procedures and processing referrals to other providers
  • Provides education and case management for patients within our Medication Assisted Treatment Program
  • Reviews policies and contract with Medication Assisted Treatment patients
  • Provides direct support to the Medication Assisted Treatment providers
  • Manages Medication Assisted Treatment Providers Case loads
  • Coordinates care with disease management or case management programs as needed
  • Contributes to the development of policies and procedures
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations
  • Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records
  • Maintains strict confidentiality
  • Treats staff physicians visitors and patients with dignity and respect
  • Performs other related work as required

*All agency staff are required to attend all mandatory department/agency meetings and trainings*

Requirements

Education &/Or Experience:

Graduation from an accredited nursing program. Current State of Connecticut LPN licensure required. One (1) year medical experience in a physician’s office required. Knowledge of and ability to apply professional nursing theory practice and ethis; knowledge of current medications their actions interactions uses and side effects; knowledge of medical therapeutic and psychiatric nursing interventions and methods knowledge of and ability to appy quality standards procedures and protocols knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural and socio-economic differences; abiltiiy to work effectively in a team-based treatment atmosphere; strong interpersonal skills; considerable oral written and computer communication skills; ability to act as a role model to health care staff by demonstrating and teaching professional behaviors; ability to learn specialized client care applicable to work assignment; ability to listen and provide empathetic assistance to clients and families in meeting their needs and carrying out prescribed treatments; ability to respond to emergencies; ability to respond to and seek supervision ability to encourage amd facilitate cooperation pride trust and group indentity to foster commitment and team work; ability to analyze and evaluate proper care and treatment.

Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Organizational Skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Team oriented
  • Must be knowledgeable in EHR MS Word Excel and Internet usage.
  • Cultural competency
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Ob/Gyn
  • Psychiatry

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • East Hartford CT 06118: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • LVN (Required)
  • BLS Certification (Preferred)
  • LPN (Required)

Work Location: One location

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