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SoutheastHEALTH LPN - Office in Dexter, Missouri

LPN - Office

Nursing - Other
Dexter, MO

Occupational Medicine Full-Time

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Description

Day ShiftThe Licensed Practical Nurse shall develop a general knowledge of the nursing process. The LPN shall demonstrate ability in the follow areas: communication skills, professional growth, patient/staff/student education and clinical skillsBegin

  • Review patient charts for next day to have a foundation for visit expectations

  • Prepare patients for examination (vitals, medication sheets, diagnosis sheet, etc.)

  • Assist with examinations

  • Stock supplies in exam rooms

  • Call in prescriptions and refills for clinic patients (including controlled substances)

  • Oversee follow-up procedures

  • Triage phone calls and problems

  • Perform diagnostic procedures and treatments as ordered

  • Obtains permits

  • Performs operation of practice instrumentation

  • Obtain pre-certifications for procedures

  • Give prep instructions to patient when procedure is scheduled

  • Provide instructions to patient on plan of care and post procedure care

  • Provide company's representatives with appropriate communication regarding appointments, testing, outcomes of visits, and work status

  • Prepare documentation for Physician to take to the Hospital as needed

  • Review incoming lab reports that are abnormal and keep physician informed

  • Provide hearing conservation programs, respiration training and testing, pre and post-employment physicals, annual testing, audiograms vision, PFT, fit testing respirators, EKG, accu-checks, blood draws, drug screenings, BAT testing per employer requirements

  • Provides drug testing collections for hire, post injury, for cause and random. Also processing and/or sending to proper facility; follow-up testing results; communication with designated employer representative; tracking results; annual report given to employer for positive and negative values

  • Keep drug cabinet organized and stocked with current expiration dates

  • Makes appointment for tests (lab, x-ray, etc)

  • Coordinate Repiratry Mask Fit Program

  • Review and investigate all Southeast employee injury reports and presents month statistic to Administration, EOC Committee, Infection Prevention Committee and department managers as requested

  • Maintain OSHA lab and complete yearly reports

  • Coordinates worker compensation benefits and billing with outside worker’s compensation claims company of or all SoutheastHEALTH employees

  • Makes appointment for referrals to specialists (orthopedics, neurologists, neurosurgery, etc.)

  • Assist with office duties as required (answer phones, filing documents and charts, etc.)

  • Performs other job duties as requested by the Physician or Program Director of HealthWorks.

  • Duties require interaction with different age groups of employees, patients, visitors and recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

Become

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state of Missouri

  • Certification in Hearing Conservation and Pulmonary Function Testing as necessary

  • Certification in a related discipline is recommended

  • Prefer 3 years of physician’s office background and/or Occupational Medicine experience

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

  • Complete NextGen and computer training

  • Complete drug screen/Accuchek/urine testing training within 90 days and annually

  • Blood draw and EKG training

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

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