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LPN

Outreach @ TMMP

Mary Washington Hospital
Fredericksburg, VA

54459

full-time

day shift


Job Summary:
 
This position is responsible for LPN nursing services in a physician office practice to control patient flow for physician, obtain and document patient vitals, perform EKG strips, and other nursing duties as assigned.  

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
 
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
  
  • Provides general nursing care to patients to include obtaining and documenting patient vitals (height, weight, BP).
  • Rooms patients.  Facilitates patient flow throughout the office. 
  • Assists Physician, Physician Assistant, or Nurse Practitioner with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments.
  • Obtains patient history, chief complaint and vitals and documents in medical record.
  • Ensures adequate materials and supplies are available at all times.
  • Provides patient and family education as appropriate.
  • Responds to and provides guidance for return calls to patients for patient treatment related phone inquiries.
  • Ensures patient appointments are assigned according to risk and severity.
  • Maintains/reviews patient charts, records and other pertinent documents and reports.
  • Establishes and maintains high standard for customer satisfaction and customer service.
  • Schedules patient appointments for office visits.
  • Assists patients with scheduling of procedures, tests, and radiological exams.  Obtains authorization for procedures and studies as required.
  • Schedules patient surgeries.
  • Ensures necessary films are available for surgeries and appointments
  • Learns front office functions, providing backup support and coverage as required.
  • Fills out disability forms for MD/PA to review and sign.
  • Works with third party payors to obtain authorization/pre-certification for surgeries, diagnostic testing, and other procedures ordered by physician.  
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
 
  • Requires current LPN License in the state of Virginia.
  • Experience working in a Physician Office preferred
  • Previous experience with practice specialty preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality.
  • Additional Duties for Physician Offices, added May 2016
  • Rotates/provides coverage for clinical staffing needs in various Mary Washington Medical Group practices.