MLPN - North Duke Street - Family Medicine

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Duke Entity
Job Code
4521 MLPN
Job Description
North Duke Street Community & Family Medicine


Answer telephones, Greet patients, Update and file patient medical records, Arrange for laboratory services, Perform other administrative duties as directed. Clinic Duties may include but not limited to the following: Assist medical and nursing staff in a variety of tasks including: Taking medical histories andrecording vital signs, Explaining treatment procedures to patients, Preparing patients for examinations and procedures, Assisting the physician during the examination and procedures,Collect and prepare laboratory specimens, Perform basic laboratory tests on the premises Dispose of contaminated supplies, Sterilize medical instruments. Promote patient/family understanding of the educational content and his/her involvement in the plan of care, and document in patient record.

Perform other clinical functions as delegated and supervised by the physician. Specialty specific – Position supports the following Adult Multi-Specialties: Gyn-Community/MIGS(Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery) and Lab• Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician• Prepare patients for tests and procedures.• Remove sutures/ staples.• Change sterile and non-sterile dressings.• Chaperone MD in room during exam• Vital signs and intake• Stock rooms• Set up and assist with procedures• Specimen Collections: Pregnancy test, Urinalysis & C&S, pap smears,cultures• Prepare and administer medications as directed by a physician• Prepare patients for tests and procedures• Assist with Maestro in-basket management and Rx refill requests per protocol• Lab Coverage• Retrieve lab orders• Blood draws• Spin down specimen• Separate specimen• Gajema specimen for pick-up• Open/close lab• Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements/Preferences
Requires graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurseprogram and successful completion of an approved Pharmacology program.

Experience Requirements/Preferences
No experience required. Degrees, Licensure, and/or CertificationCurrent State of North Carolina LPN licensure is required.

Working Conditions
Must be able to work under time pressures in a busy clinic/office environment.
Must be present on site for 8 hour shifts during standard business hours.
Must participate in group activities requiring interpersonal skills & cooperation.
Must work as late person when scheduled or according to business needs
Must be able to react quickly and immediately respond to emergencies.
Must travel between locations on needed basis.
Must be able to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands & priorities.
Must maintain attention to detail over extended period of time.
Must be continually aware of variations in changing situations.
Must be able to move throughout office environment throughout day.
Must be able to lift 20-25 lbs.
Must be able to push/pull 20-25 lbs. 
Must be able to carry 20-25 lbs.
Must be able to reach for objects by extending arms.
Requisition Number
Position Title
MLPN - North Duke Street - Family Medicine
Job Family Level
Full Time / Part Time
Regular / Temporary
Department Name
NDS Community & Family Medicine
Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurseprogram and successful completion of an approved Pharmacology program.


No experience required.




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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 5/19/2019
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