Job Description: Company Lancaster General Hospital Cost Center 7200 SOP-Administration Supervisory Organization Nursing Primary Care Grade G10 Summary Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has a unique opportunity for a highly skilled nurse to focus on delivering quality Wellness Evals to patients across six (6) Family Practices in the Lancaster metro region. The Office Nurse will primarily provide patient wellness evaluations, occasionally run providers, triage clinical calls and provide additional office support as needed. * This position is full time, totaling 40 hours guaranteed per week. * One evening rotation (until 7-8PM) required, and occasional Saturday morning hours (8AM-12PM) as needed. * Travel is expected between six surrounding Family Medicine office locations (Abbeyville Family Medicine, East Petersburg Family Medicine, Crooked Oak Family Medicine, Manor Ridge Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Women's Internal Medicine) * Home office expected to be in East Petersburg Family Medicine. This position is located in Lancaster, Pa. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties: * Provides clinical advice by phone/electronic correspondence based on clinical judgments and/or triage protocols in accordance with regulatory requirements and standards of practice. Consults with provider as necessary. * Provides patient specific education including but not limited to preventive care, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes. * Prepares patient for visit by using appropriate rooming standards tool. * Administers injections and medications as prescribed by the provider and in accordance with department protocol, regulatory requirements and standards of practice. * Prepares and assists providers with various procedures, minor surgeries and other exams as designated by the provider. * Performs Point of Care Testing, including but not limited to hearing, flu, urine and strep tests. * Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing. * Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider. * Assists with test tracking and monitoring overdue results. * Removes sutures and changes dressings on wounds as necessary. * Assures exam rooms are adequately supplied and cleaned after each patient visit. Maintains and cleans medical instruments and equipment after each procedure. * Assists provider and patient in reviewing and revising care plans and assesses patient progress. Follows up with patient between visits as necessary. * Assists with proactive outreach for patients requiring preventive and chronic disease services. * Performs care coordination activities among specialists and transitions of care to obtain all necessary patient information. * Assists in coordination of referrals, education and community resources. * Actively participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve overall patient experience and quality of care. * Participates in daily huddles with the provider. * Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and colleagues. Communicates with all patients, visitors and colleagues in a professional manner while keeping customer service a top priority. * Handles all patient information in a confidential manner according to Lancaster General Health privacy and confidentiality policies and procedures. SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above: * Performs various front office responsibilities as necessary. * Other duties as assigned by management. * May require some regional travel - valid driver's license is required if traveling. JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * High School Diploma or equivalent * Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), issued by the PA State Board of Nursing * CPR certification * FBI Fingerprints/Child Abuse Clearances are required PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * One (1) to Two (2) years of nursing experience in a primary or specialty care physician's office. * Prior triage, emergency room, cardiac care, intensive care or other related specialty nursing experience. Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, lpn, lvn lpn, mtp, nurse ii, nurse lpn, pediatrics
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