at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees..
Position Summary / Career Interest:The ambulatory float licensed practical nurse (LPN) utilizes the nursing process to coordinate an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. The LPN is responsible for promoting and restoring patient's health by completing the nursing process, collaborating with physicians and team members, and providing physical and psychological support to patients and their families. He/she practices within the boundaries of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, specialty standards and organizational/departmental policies and procedures. This position will float between other ambulatory clinic locations.
Greets patients and prepares them for examination or procedure. Recording health history of patient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. Obtains vital signs and performs required screens.
Accurately and safely administers intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medication as ordered in accordance with nursing standards. Observes, records, and reports patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
Assists with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or advance practice provider during treatment, examination and testing of patents.
Ensures patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner and forwarding charts as appropriate.
Assisting with scheduling of tests and treatments. Arranging referrals to a specialist and obtaining pre-authorizations when directed to by the provider.
Collects, documents and delivers lab specimens; obtains lab results and other reports and enters EMR if needed.
Notifying patients of test results and follow-up appointments. Refers to RN/MD for patient education.
Reviews with patient/family medications, treatment and after visit instructions.
Responds to and screens telephone calls for referral to RN or physician.
Coordinates pre-visit planning by reviewing the EMR to include patient history and proactively order labs and other tests based on approved clinic protocols.
Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders) and obtains physician signatures as appropriate
*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
High School Diploma or GED
Licensed Practical Nurse in the state (Kansas and/or Missouri) dependent upon work location
Basic typing and word processing ability required
Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Previous medical office experience
Time Type:Full time
Job Requisition ID:R-18182
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