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Company: Oak Orchard Health
Location: Warsaw
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:The LPN will work as a member of the Clinical Care Team, assisting medical providers in direct patient care and maintaining processes that result in efficient, high quality nursing and medical care.Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains patient flow by preparing patients for their visits with providers. Assists Providers in responding to patient needs related to medications, lab results, procedures, preventative/health maintenance measures.
  • Perform pre-visit planning: Utilize software tools (eg Azara) and chart review to anticipate health maintenance, preventive and chronic care needs of each day's scheduled patients and assess where acute visits may be accommodated; Huddles as needed with providers, care managers and other care team members (Patient Engagement, PSRs).
  • Room/Prepare patients for provider visit:height/weight, vitals, med reconciliation, verify allergies, social history/smoking status, verify pharmacy, prepare refills; Follow health maintenance and chronic care protocols and enter as appropriate into chart/alert provider/provide to patient (eg mammogram req, colonoscopy referrals, FIT test kits); Set up room/prepare patient as appropriate for procedures/examinations; chaperone visit as needed; prepare consent forms, screening forms, smartforms, paperwork as needed.
  • Performs in-house labs (lead, cholesterol, strep tests, urine, pregnancy tests, hemoglobin a1c) and procedures (eg EKG, peak flow meter) in accordance with standard nursing practice and/or health maintenance/chronic care protocols.
  • Prepare lab specimens to be sent to the lab (DrugScan, biopsy, PAP, etc.)
  • Provide age and patient appropriate screenings (eg Hearing/vision screening, PAM/Patient Activation Measure) and document/report as appropriate.
  • Medication refill requests: review medlist/chart/dosing, check I-STOP (Prescription Monitoring System), load into EHR field for provider.
  • Administer vaccines, injections, PPDs in accordance with standard nursing protocols and document appropriately (including NYSIIS).
  • Answer and document phone calls from patients, pharmacies, etc.in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Provide nurse visits for patients: eg, blood pressure checks, allergy injections, vaccines and correctly and consistently reassign nurse visits to that day's appropriate on site provider.
  • Clean exam rooms between each patient and as necessary.
  • Stock exam rooms consistently and appropriately to maintain efficiency, quality and safety for patients and staff.
  • Preload new patient clinical chart information/history: Immunizations, Medications, Problem Lists, Past Medical/Social/Family history.
  • Complete paperwork as needed for Providers/patients.
  • Initiates and completes all parts of medication prior-authorization requests based on insurance requirements.
  • Perform family medicine/pediatric ED recalls.
  • Perform machine/POCT controls in accordance with manufacturer recommendations/industry standards.
  • Accept deliveries/orders and put supplies away.
  • Document refrigerator/freezer temps twice a day.
  • Check expiration dates: injections, medications, samples, instruments and supplies.
  • Sanitize instruments after using.
  • Monthly job duties (specific to each nurse).
  • Maintain accurate and pertinent documentation in EHR according to guidelines in "Documentation of the Patient Record".
  • Adhere to center infection control policies.
  • Keep work area neat and tidy.
  • Actively participate in QAPI activities.
  • Participate in monthly nursing staff meetings and any other staff meetings within the organization.
  • Maintain current Relias training.
  • Adhere to all Oak Orchard policies and procedures.
  • Any other reasonable requests from management.. Requirements:Skills / Qualifications
    • Ability to work with a diverse patient population
    • Experience with EMR systems
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to communicate both written and verballyRequired Education and Experience:
      • Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurse with a current valid license to practice nursing in New York State.
      • One year of experience in a nursing role.

Keywords: Oak Orchard Health, Buffalo , LPN, Healthcare , Warsaw, New York

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