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LPN to work directly with Physician

Company: Central Florida Gastroenterology- Turkey Lake Offi
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Job Description:

ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE IV EXPERIENCE Summary of Duties: Responsible for triaging calls, answering patient questions and nursing duties. Supervisor: Physician and Office Manager Essential Functions: Answer phones and delegate who and what the patient is asking for. If an appointment is needed creates the appointment for the patient checking insurance information and demographics. If the call is for a nurse creates a telephone encounter and sent to the appropriate nurse to address the situation with all information needed for the nurse to complete the call. Greets patients in the office in a polite, prompt manner and assists them when appropriate. Creating H&P for procedures for Dr. Feuer 2 days in advance Completes procedure documentation and informs patient of further testing ordered post procedure. Verifies prescription refills and if necessary checks with physician or nurse to assure patient gets refill in a timely manner. If refill is necessary call refill into pharmacy provided by patient. Maintains confidentiality and adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations when performing job tasks Understands and is competent at creating and checking demographic and insurance information on all patients. Assures patients that are not here for an appointment are taken care of in a timely manner. Call in medication refills and performs PAs as needed Reschedule all appointments for days that the physician or extender will not be in the office as soon as it is known. Administers and documents all injections that are given in the office in an appropriate manner within the EMR system. As well as, making sure all medications and supplies are in stock prior to the appointment of the patient. If the medication is not in stock to inform the patient and order supplies as needed. Sets up and administers IV medication under the direct supervision of the physician and within scope of practice. Room patients for providers in a timely, professional and organized manner. Performs accurate vitals on each patient such as blood pressure, weight and height as well as entering them into the patient chart by end of day. Also assessing patient H&P to assure it is up to date and accurate. Schedules any additional test ordered by physician and checks insurance for referrals if needed request one. The nurse is to follow up with patient to make sure tests are performed in a timely manner. All appropriate instructions are reviewed with patient and patient demonstrates understanding of these instructions for tests and procedures the physician has ordered. Enter patient information into the progress note for each office visit. Enter and scan all information needed for patients chart. Request labs and reports prior to appt. Make sure all testing that was ordered prior has been completed by the patient and has been scanned in the patient chart prior to the patient appointment time. Accurately completes and maintains medical records and documents while assuring that the primary care physician that referred the patient is faxed all pertinent documents regarding patient care. Provides general nursing care to patient in and out of the office. Demonstrates acceptable time management techniques. Allows for quick and appropriate response to all patient questions through the physician and informs patient of instructions in a timely manner (by end of the business day). Maintains exam rooms and desk area. Prepares, stocks, and cleans rooms as well as maintains supplies and equipment for treatment of patients. Makes sure office is stocked if not assures that the manager has been notified of supplies needed prior to supplies running out. Checks fax continuously throughout the day to allow for charting of the information to the appropriate provider in a timely manner. Assures that all progress notes are completed in a timely manner and spelling, grammar, check marks and all appropriate meaningful use criteria are met. Schedules hospital admissions, transfusions, and biopsies. Completes transplant paper work. Request referrals. Request medical records from hospitals and facilities and scans into chart for provider. Responsible for triaging patient calls for provider. Checking emails and voicemails returning calls or reply via email as appropriate. Complete by the end of the work day. Completes the template for the EMR and physician schedules 2 days prior to appiontment. Blocks according to physician request. Fills and refills pharmacy orders for patient per the providers approval effectively and efficiently to assure continued patient care. Maintains skills and knowledge with required CMEs, training and other structured in-services to be able to provide information to patients on diseases we treat in the office. Works with other staff if time permits to allow for smooth service to all patients in a timely professional manner. Skills/Qualifications: Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity, Thoroughness, Coordination, Deadline-Oriented, Internal Communications, Reporting Skills, Multi tasking , Medical terminology, HIM training preferred. Education requirements: Licensed practical nurse/ Registered Nurse Maintains CEUs for licensing and updating knowledge for nursing requirements. Medical terminology Pharmacology IV certification Physical Qualifications: Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time 3-4 hours. Ability to bend and squat throughout the work day. Ability to lift 15-20lbs. Ability to Read, write and speak English and Communicate clearly. Bilingual preferred. Ability to work in busy office with routine office equipment. Must be flexible Reliable transportation. Job Type: Full-time

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