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LPN Physician Practice - St. Thomas More
Canon City, CO 81212
Posted 11 weeks ago
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Under the direct supervision of assigned physician(s), responsible for the provision of professional, quality medical care to patients based on structured guidelines and protocols. Supports the physician and other medical providers in the care and treatment of patients through a variety of means including rooming the patient, taking vital signs, collecting and recording data, communicating delays to patient, provider and team members and facilitating patient flow. Facilitates, communicates and collaborates with the physician and office team to identify and meet the physical and emotional needs of the patient and to promote/restore optimal health and well-being of the patient. Performs a wide variety of patient care support activities including scheduling ordered tests and exams, scheduling surgery and obtaining pre-authorizations from insurance carriers. Assumes lead responsibility for the safety program of the practice, maintenance of established documentation standards by clinical support staff, and validation of clinical competencies. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
- 1 year experience in medical office or ambulatory services/outpatient clinic setting
- High School Diploma or GED Graduate of an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing program
- Current state LPN license for applicable state of employment
- Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25-bed acute care facility, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities.'st. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services including inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and a community blood bank. We re proud to have a 5-star rating for joint replacement and be ranked among the top 15% in the nation for total joint replacement by Healthgrades (2008 to 2016). Our board-certified physicians specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and osteopathic treatment. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the mouth of the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, wildlife and river sports like rafting and fishing.