Dec 15, 2023

LPN Office -MGC Family Medicine Woodruff

  • Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

Summary

Position Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse is cross trained on both clinical and administrative responsibilities. The clinical aspects include recording vital signs when interacting with patients, compiling patients’ medical histories and administering medications under direction of a supervising physician. The administrative aspects can include everything from scheduling appointments to billing and assisting patients in filling out insurance forms.

Minimum Requirements

Education

  • Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program

Experience

  • N/A

License/Registration/Certifications

  • South Carolina LPN Nursing License
  • Current CPR certification

Preferred Requirements

Preferred Education

  • N/A

Preferred Experience

  • One to two years of healthcare experience.

Preferred License/Registration/Certifications

  • N/A

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Measure and record vital signs, takes patient medical history and chief complaint. Record information accurately in the medical chart.
  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.
  • Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.
  • Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments.
  • Prepare patient for examination.
  • Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens.
  • Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery.
  • Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures.
  • Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies.
  • Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider’s orders.
  • Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections.
  • Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider.
  • Use CPR skills when required.
  • Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards.
  • Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards.
  • Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Medical Group of the Carolinas (MGC) is a Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s physician group, made up of more than 600 physicians in more than 29 specialties and 38 primary care; serving Upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina. MGC has 90 locations, which include primary care, family medicine, internal medicine, specialties, pediatric OB/GYN practices, women’s services locations, and immediate care.

The medical network of practices includes family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, immediate care, emergency medicine, inpatient medicine, allergy, medical weight loss, cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, surgery, gynecologic oncology, infectious disease, maternal fetal medicine, occupational health, oncology, hematology, orthopedic surgery, palliative care, pediatric critical care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, plastic surgery, psychiatry, radiation oncology, rheumatology, vascular access and wound care.