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RN/LPN Office Nurse Lancaster Physicians for Women ( 24 hours/week, 1st shift)


Company

Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

61315 Lancaster Physicians for Women

Supervisory Organization

Lancaster Physicians for Women - Nursing

Grade

G10

Summary

24 hours/week. Monday-Friday between the hours of. 8 am to 4:30 pm.

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POSITION SUMMARY: To provide nursing services to patients at a provider’s office.  Patient care includes care to patients in following age group:  pediatric (infant to 12 years), adolescent (13 to 17 years), adult (18 to 64 years) and geriatric (over 64 years).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • 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.

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

WBH Part Time Posted on 07/29/2019