Apr 27, 2022

COVID Operations PRN Ambulatory Clinic LPN

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA
Licensed Practical Nurse

Job Description

locationsOverland Park, KS
time typePart time
posted onPosted 30+ Days Ago
job requisition idR-14405

Position Title

COVID Operations PRN Ambulatory Clinic LPN

Indian Creek 10790

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more.

Position Summary / Career Interest:

Responsible for carrying out patient care in accordance with physicians' orders under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse in charge. Collects history, checks vitals, performs patient assessments and assistant with medical procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and prepares them for examination or procedure. Recording health history of patient and noting abnormal conditions for physician. Obtains vital signs and performs required screens.
  • Accurately and safely administers intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medication as ordered in accordance with nursing standards. Observes, records, and reports patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
  • Assists with the preparation of supplies and equipment and aiding the physician or advance practice provider during treatment, examination and testing of patents.
  • Ensures patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner and forwarding charts as appropriate.
  • Assisting with scheduling of tests and treatments. Arranging referrals to a specialist and obtaining pre-authorizations when directed to by the provider.
  • Collects, documents and delivers lab specimens; obtains lab results and other reports and enters EMR if needed.
  • Notifying patients of test results and follow-up appointments. Refers to RN/MD for patient education.
  • Reviews with patient/family medications, treatment and after visit instructions.
  • Responds to and screens telephone calls for referral to RN or physician.
  • Coordinates pre-visit planning by reviewing the EMR to include patient history and proactively order labs and other tests based on approved clinic protocols.
  • Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders) and obtains physician signatures as appropriate.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:


Primary - required (routine) to do the job
Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception
None - no approved access

Description of Information Level
Primary:

  • Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
  • Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
  • Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes


Secondary:

  • Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

Infection Control:
Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Training's could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Time Type:

Part time

Job Requisition ID:

R-14405

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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