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Licensed Practical Nurse

Bartlesville, OK 74003

Family Healthcare Clinic

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Mission: The Family HealthCare Clinic is a non-profit family practice medical clinic that provides quality healthcare regardless of economic status and educational programs that empower the community we serve.

Position: Liscensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Job Summary: Provide direct patient care and healthcare services typically performed by an LPN, with daily supervision by a mid-level professional. Maintain standards of nursing practice and the following of best practice policies and procedures for nursing staff. This position reports to the Mid-level Provider, Medical Director, and the Executive Director.

LPN Summary of Essential job functions: Elements of job include but are not limited to:

  • Obtain patient histories and conduct patient assessment
  • Assist in keeping office, lab and exam rooms orderly and assuring smooth clinical operations.
  • Utilizes good documentation and record keeping in electronic health records/charts
  • Diligently updates and files EHR charts in a timely manner
  • Conduct FHC procedural tasks and assist in clinical duties, and patient referrals to specialists/other physicians/diagnostic testing etc., keeping accurate timely logs
  • Interprets physician's/mid-level practitioner's recommendations & explains and educates patients
  • Dispenses required medications under direction of Provider/s
  • Collects blood or other laboratory specimens and prepares them for further testing
  • Educates and advises patients about contraception, STD's, nutrition, preventive health habits, chronic disease management, acute diagnosis, medications and other areas pertinent to patient outcomes
  • May escort Provider and assist with exams
  • Works with other clinical team members to review charts & follow up on abnormal results, keep tracking records according to protocol
  • Obtain urine specimens and performs pregnancy tests, UA dip sticks, RPR, Hemoglobin, and Blood Glucose Screens
  • Assist in follow-up contacts of patients concerning lab results and maintains accurate logs
  • Provides direct patient care and assists with direct care given by other medical staff
  • Provides training to new members of the nursing team when requested
  • Ensures records/inventory of stored and secured medications and supplies are correct
  • Participates in Post Clinic conferences with the Clinic Provider/s
  • Participates in staff meetings
  • Contact patients with abnormal lab/mammogram results and ensure proper follow up.
  • Responsible for sanitizing equipment and lab area and exam rooms between patient visits
  • Serves as a patient experience advocate by being a positive influence at all times when interacting with patients, visitors and colleagues
  • Authorizes prescription refills as instructed by the provider


Leadership summary of essential job functions

  • Compiles data and assists in preparing periodic reports as requested
  • Participates in conducting performance evaluations


Minimum requirements

  • Complete an accredited nursing program and be licensed in the State of Oklahoma as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Possession of a valid license
  • Abilities required
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Ability to interpret complex forms and directions
  • Computer data entry skills
  • Good Assessment skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


Other Tasks Upon request

  • May be asked to assist with certain tasks common to non-profit agencies related to fundraising efforts and events.
  • May be asked to assist with certain tasks regarding cleanliness, sanitation and upkeep of the facility
  • May be asked to assist with monthly Medicaid billing


Benefits

Flexible hours

Work for established community health clinic that is a United Way funded agency


If interested, contact Molly Collins, Executive Director, at or call .

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