The University of Kansas Health System

  • LPN

    Department Clinic LPN
    Shift Days - Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    2019-19912
    Position Location
    Great Bend Campus
    City
    Great Bend
    Category
    Nursing
  • Position Summary

    Provides professional nursing care for clinic patient following established standars and policies.

    Responsibilities

    Core Duties:

    • Greets and prepares pateints for examiniation, treatments and procedures
    • Obtains weifht, vital signs, and short patinet history.
    • Assists physician as needed in the care of the patinets.
    • Maintains timely flow if patients.
    • Ifnroams patinets of appointment delays.
    • Assesses, records and reports patinets condition aadn reaction to drugs and treatment to phsician.
    • Administers Mediciation and samples as directed.
    • Cleans and maintains well- stocked examination, treatment and procedure rooms.
    • Screens patient telephone calls ans provides phone triage as needed.
    • Answers pharmacy questina and coordinates prescriptions refills.
    • Provides verbal and written instructions to patinets accooring to protocol and/or as physician directs.
    • Arranges for referrals, tests, treatments, therapy and hospital admissions.
    • Labels and maintains proper handeling and storage of speciments and tests. Ensures disposition of test results (I.e pathology).
    • Maintains and reviews patinet records, charts and other pertinent information/
    • Documents nursing procedures, test and examination results as appropriate.
    • Assists front office with appointment scheduling.
    • Provides direction for unlicensed assistive personnel.
    • Following the polciy and procedures of the practice.
    • Performs other related duties as appropriate.

    Qualifications

    Education/ Expierence:

    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
    • Nursing licensure in the state of Kansas.
    • Previous nursing experience, medicla office setting preferred.
    • Computer experience.
    • Able to communicate effectively with patinets, co-workers, adn the general public.
    • Sensitivity to confidential matters.

    Ceritfications: 

    • Current & unrestricted licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Kansas.
    • BLS certification required or must be completed within first two weeks of employment.

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