EVMS

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

    Position Number
    6161806
    Department
    OB/GYN
    Category
    Clinical
    Compensation Max
    USD $21.83/Hr.
    Compensation Min
    USD $16.79/Hr.
    Location : Location
    US-VA-Norfolk
  • Overview

    Assists physicians with total patient care and contributes to the well-being of patients by serving as a positive role model.  Demonstrates a professional, caring attitude towards co-workers, patients, and guests.

    Responsibilities

    • Call patient from reception area and prepare patient for examination.
    • Take vital signs such as height, weight, temperature and blood pressure. May draw blood and give injections.
    • Record all pertinent patient information in EHR as well as completing workflows for meaningful use objectives.
    • Review patient lab results, imaging studies, discuss abnormal findings with the physician and follow up with patient in regard to treatment prescribed by the physician as necessary.
    • Schedule and perform nurse visit related appointments to include immunizations and other injections.
    • Chaperone physician in examining room as needed; assist with minor surgical and diagnostic procedures.
    • Prepare procedure trays.
    • Schedule, preauthorize and prepare of all in office procedures.
    • Schedule Cesarean sections and induction of labor.
    • Maintain patient pap smear log
    • QA and prep charts for upcoming visits to ensure receipt of all lab results, imaging, outside records for established patients as well as obtaining patient history information for new patients.
    • Sterilize equipment and supplies.
    • Maintain clean and well stocked exam rooms.
    • Order and Inventory of devices and supplies.
    • Request Prior Authorizations for appointment related needs.
    • Monitor and complete tasks in EMR daily
    • Rotate between other EVMS OBGYN offices as needed.
    • Follow up with patients regarding no shows and send appropriate letters.
    • Provide coverage as needed within the department.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Completion of a program of instruction for licensure as a Practical Nurse required.

    Virginia LPN license required. 

    Previous clinical experience preferred.

     

    Location : Location

    US-VA-Norfolk

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