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Location: Medical Faculty Group
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Full Time 40 hours Grade 040 Roch Internal Medicine Assoc
A nonexempt position responsible for nursing care under the supervision of physicians. Performs the functions associated with the clinical aspect of a patient visit in Primary Care. Direct patient care, documentation, administration of medications and injections, minor laboratory testing, and communication with patients, health care providers, pharmacies and fellow staff. Occasional evening and weekend work is possible.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
Direct Patient Care:
Escort patients to exam rooms. Review patient charts to anticipate health needs and organize flow. Obtain and record patient vital signs. Provide direct patient care services per scope of primary care practice. Perform required tests at the direction of the provider.
Assist providers in performing exams, diagnostic procedures and treatments. Perform medical testing. Gather and relay instructions and information between providers, patients and families.
Administration of Medications and Injections:
Provide basic care as ordered by providers. Administer medications and treatments as directed and per scope of practice guidelines including injections (allergy, immunizations, and therapeutic). Review medications at time of visit as directed by provider. Maintain inventory of and order medications and medical supplies.
Return patient calls per direction of provider. Collect patient information and communicate with providers for direction. Work in tandem with secretaries to schedule office and referral appointments.
Perform quality assurance and CLIA waive testing as directed. Comply with all PCA policies and procedures. Comply with standard HIPAA, OSHA and JCAHO regulations.
Promote wellness by providing materials and communicating physician advice/instructions. Provide patient education at the direction of the provider.
Collect specimens for laboratory analysis and accurate recording of lab requisitions.
Record and maintain appropriate laboratory logs.
Document interventions, patient/family responses, medications dispensed/prescribed, and testing results in electronic medical records (EMR). Utilize tasking in Touchworks promptly and accurately.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from an approved practical nursing program required.
Minimum one year of LPN experience. Outpatient primary care and/or pediatric (if applicable) experience preferred.
New York State licensed practical nurse. Current CPR and AED certification. Must successfully pass medication administration proficiency exam.
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.