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Office Nurse - Diabetes & Endocrinology (Full-Time 1.0/Day Shift)


Company

Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

61174 Diabetes Endocrinology Specialists

Supervisory Organization

Diabetes and Endocrinology- Patient Care

Grade

G10

Summary

Hours: Full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hrs/week); day shift 8:15am-4:45pm; Mon-Fri (no evenings, weekends, or holidays)

Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health has an immediate opening for a full time Office Nurse (RN/LPN) to support LG Health Physicians Diabetes and Endocrinology team.The Office Nurse will provide direct patient care, and assist with office triage, under direct supervision of licensed Medical Providers.

  • This is a full time/benefit eligible position, totaling 40 hours per week.
  • Office Hours: Monday through Friday.
  • No weekend, or holidays required!
  • Occasional travel to local satellite offices is possible.

This position is located in Lancaster, Pa. (Suburban Outpatient Pavilion).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults with provider as necessary.
  • Provides patient specific education including but not limited to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes.
  • Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming standards tool.
  • Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory requirements and standards of practice. 
  • Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider.
  • Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests.
  • Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing.
  • Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider.
  • Assists with test tracking and monitoring overdue results.
  • Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as necessary.
  • Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure.
  • Assists provider and patient in reviewing and revising care plans and assesses patient progress. Follows up with patient between visits as necessary.
  • Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services.
  • Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information.
  • Assists in coordination of referrals, education and community resources.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care.
  • Participates in daily huddles with the provider.
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority. 
  • Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing
  • CPR certification

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One (1) to Two (2) years of nursing experience in a primary or specialty care physician’s office.
  • Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or other related specialty nursing experience.

CAMPUS Full Time Posted on 02/26/2020