Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Office
Posted on: November 17, 2022
NEW HIRE BONUS ELIGIBLE - $6k*
The Medical Office LPN provides direct and indirect professional
nursing care for patients following established standards and
practices. - Assists providers and staff in coordination of patient
care. - Functions as primary liaison between providers and
physicians. - LPNs handle both administrative and clinical duties
and must demonstrate acute attention to detail, accuracy,
professional etiquette and superior customer service and clinical
skills at all times.
- Graduate of an accredited LPN Program.
- Current licensure in the state of Connecticut
- Maintains clinical competency required for area of assignment
including Basic Cardiac Life Support
- Experience with computer scheduling systems preferred, i.e.
Meditech and Ntierprise
- 1 year experience working in a medical facility
- Able to communicate effectively in English - both verbally and
- Basic computer skills.
- Comfortable in a fast paced confidential medical
Team oriented with excellent written and verbal communication
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish and
maintain a safe work environment.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, regulations and practices
to give and evaluate patient care.
Sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office
setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to
occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift,
care, push and /or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to
operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and
Ability to maintain working relationships and interact with
patients and employees on a daily basis.
Reliable transportation and the ability to float to other offices
as the needs require.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Disclaimer: Job descriptions are not intended, nor should they be
construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts or working conditions associated with the job. -They are
intended to be accurate reflections of the principal duties and
responsibilities of this position. - These responsibilities and
competencies listed below may change from time to time.
Provides general nursing care to patients, including administering
prescribed medications, vaccinations, and treatments in accordance
with nursing standards.
Prepares equipment and aids physicians during treatment,
examination, and testing of patients.
Observes, reports and records patients' condition and reactions to
meds and treatments.
Educates patient / family regarding diagnostic procedures,
medications, nutrition, and maintenance of health and wellness.
Responds to and/or anticipates emergency situations in a calm,
Documents all sample medication dispensed in the medical
Keeps inventory of medical supplies and reports them to Office
Coordinator/Practice Manager for reorder.
Reports malfunction of medical equipment to Office
Assists physician/practitioner with office surgical procedures.
Prepare specimens and paperwork to submit to reference lab for
testing as directed my physician or midlevel
Responds to incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. -
Instructs patients and family regarding medications and treatment
Oversees vaccine program following State guidelines.
Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent
Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner.
Maintain appropriate documentation of compliance with CLIA
Primary Participates in Patient Centered Medical Home Care Team
Maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA
May be required to perform other duties as requested by
*Sign on bonus to be paid in increments -
Keywords: ECHN, Meriden , Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Office, Healthcare , Meriden, Connecticut
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