Job Posting:RN or LPN - Nephrology Clinic
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:Nephrology Clinic - Springdale, AR
Department:Clinic - Nephrology
Shift:Monday - Friday Days
POSITION SUMMARY The LPN or RN is responsible for measuring/recording patients vital signs, updating medical records, preparing patients for examinations, tests and treatments, obtaining consents and explaining procedures, collecting blood, urine & sputum samples and performing CLIA-waived laboratory testing, assisting physician with in-office procedures, administering injectable medications/vaccines, performing services (such as: EKG, oxygen treatments, wound care treatment, splinting/casting, ear irrigation, suture removals, patient education, etc.), as well as preauthorizing services with insurance companies, arranging and scheduling referrals to other providers/facilities while coordinating with insurance requirements if applicable, and maintaining various medical logs according to policy/procedures set forth within the clinic, setting-up equipment and preparing medical treatment rooms. May also make appointments, keep records and perform other clerical duties in clinic, communicate care needs/services with the patient and/or their representative, answer patients calls and determine how to assist them, upon physician orders refill prescriptions via electronic, fax, or phone, conferring with other health-care team members as necessary, work as part of a health care team to assess patients needs, plan and modify care and implement interventions. This position must be able to prioritize clinic/patients needs and assist in other areas as requested. This position may work from various clinics/locations and dependable transportation is a must. This position works independently and has exposure to communicable disease and body fluids. This position spends the majority of time standing (up to 60% of work time) with frequent walking of short distances (up to 20% of work times.)LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED Arkansas RN or LPN license, CPRSPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program and licensed to work in the state of Arkansas. Completion of CPR is required. ACLS is recommended but not required.
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