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Licensed Practical Nurse

Position Number
6381701
Department
Internal Medicine
Category
Clinical
Compensation Max
USD $21.09/Hr.
Compensation Min
USD $16.22/Hr.
US-VA-Norfolk

Overview

This is a Full time position for a Licensed Practical Nurse, providing outpatient nursing care for our patients and assisting our physicians in all clinical areas of the practice.

Responsibilities

  • Triage and room patients.  This includes but is not limited to obtaining vital signs, entering and/or reconciling medication list, allergies and determining chief complaint.
  • Provide or assist physicians and mid-level providers with basic care and treatment when needed, including communicating with physicians concerning the patient’s condition.
  • Provide patient teaching/education with medications.
  • Schedule specialist appointments and obtain referral from insurance companies as needed.
  • Mail lab orders, prescriptions, and result letters to patients.  Occasionally call and answer questions regarding those results and physician instructions. 
  • Obtain lab/CT/MRI/Biopsy results from outside sources, as needed and scan into the patient’s electronic medical record.  This includes reviewing upcoming appointments and obtaining prior to the visit.
  • Obtain prior authorization for medications.
  • Obtain prior authorizations and schedule all appointments for all testing such as CT guided lung biopsy, CT guided kidney biopsy, bronchoscopy, CTA, MRI, and PET scan.
  • Appropriately document all nursing interventions in the electronic medical record.  Review chart for completeness, test results and billing           
  • Respond to questions from patients, family members, physicians, and other health care providers in a timely and professional manner.  Patient phone calls should be answered or documented the same day they are received.  All patient conversations must be documented in the chart, as well as, attempts to reach the patient.
  • Review and work/complete all “tasks” assigned to you. 
  • Administer injections of medications or immunizations in accordance with approved nursing protocol or standing orders and document appropriately in the patients’ electronic medical record. 
  • Check voicemail and schedule appointments when needed
  • Participate in staff meeting and training sessions/education lectures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Completion of a program of instruction for licensure as a Practical Nurse required. Completion of BLS Class and re-certify every 2 years. Must be a licensed LPN in Virginia.  

Location : Location

US-VA-Norfolk

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