Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN - Council Bluffs OB/GYN - 40
Methodist Health System Omaha, NE
Purpose of Job
Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
Standing (Floor Only)
Walking (Floor Only)
Sitting (Phone Only)
Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, C at Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
Explosives (pressurized gas)
Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) Blood or Body Fluid (BBF)
Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
Essential Job Functions
Essential Functions I
Joint (Floor and Phone)
- Medical Home
Documents all lab, procedures, and appointments on tracking forms.
Completes tracking forms and follows up on missed appointments and procedures.
Assists Health Coaches by working patient lists and scheduling appointments as directed.
At the direction of the provider provides patient and family education to ensure adequate knowledge/awareness and recommends appropriate community resources as needed.
Educates/instructs patients according to providers direction 98% of the time.
Education can include but is not limited to drawing up medications, administering injections, monitoring health status (i.e. pulse, blood pressure etc.), and/or education of general health maintenance.
Performs telephone triage to determine patient needs by recording and reporting patient condition to provider and advising patient based on provider instructions.
Receives and returns patient calls within 90 minutes based on medical priority 95% of the time.
Accurately records and reports patient's condition according to department policy 98% of the time.
Utilizes SBAR format when sending messages.
Performs assessments on patients and includes relative information in phone messages.
Maintains work areas to ensure healthy environmental conditions by cleaning and organizing equipment and rooms.
Handles prescription renewals/inquiries to facilitate patient care. Discusses questions with provider and relays information to pharmacy.
Handles prescription refills according to department/provider protocols 99% of the time.
Prescriptions sent per standing orders and/or triage protocols.
Pending appointments confirmed prior to initiating refills.
Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the Age Specific Criteria.
Provides results of laboratory and/or diagnostic testing according to policy.
- Prepares exam rooms and equipment to facilitate treatment and examination of patients by setting up instruments/equipment and stocking supplies.
Prepares patient for provider exam by reviewing medical records, weighing patient, checking vital signs, performing medication reconciliation and obtaining information relevant to patient care.
Assists providers to facilitate patient treatment by retrieving tests and medical records and obtaining lab work as directed.
Obtains provider requested tests, records, and lab work 95% of the time.
Works with outside facilities to obtain records when appropriate.
Schedules patients for lab work as ordered by provider(s).
Dispense medications at the direction of a provider to patients. Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse instruct patients and family members regarding education and treatment to ensure patients completely understand how to take the medication correctly.
Assists and/or performs phlebotomy with proper labeling and handling of specimens, accurately completes requisitions, and collects specimens according to standard procedures/protocols and performing and documenting quality control activities.
Ensures accuracy of order entry and completes appropriate documentation without error at least 98% of the time.
Dispenses medications at the direction for the physician for patient and family awareness and by instructing patients and family regarding medication and treatment. Properly documents removal and distribution for sample medications.
Dispenses medications correctly at the physicians direction 95% of the time.
Obtains orders prior to dispensing sample medications.
Obtains orders prior to initiating IV therapy.
Performs skills within the RN scope of practice including but not limited to IV insertion, maintenance, and removal, urinary catheterization, and bladder scanning.
- Answering Phone Calls
Returning Phone Messages
Providing Test Results
Essential Functions II
Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.
Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
| Date Posted
October 22, 2018
| Date Closes
December 21, 2018
| Located In
| Work At
Physicians Clinic Inc
Council Bluffs OB/GYN
8:00AM - 5:00PM, Monday - Friday hours per week
| SOC Category
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