LVN - Family/Pediatrics (Marble Falls, TX)

LVN - Family/Pediatrics (Marble Falls, TX)

Lone Star Circle of Care | Marble Falls, TX, 78654, US

Posted 23 days ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for an LVN!

Full time, Monday-Friday, day shift position.

We offer you a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Your benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 403 (b), paid time off and training and development.

If you're interested in helping build a healthier community and improving the lives of others, we invite you to join our team and become part of our dynamic organization!

Our LVNs perform duties under the direction of licensed medical personnel and/or Registered Nurses to assist in the examination and treatment of patients. Collect data and perform focused nursing assessments of the health care status of individuals in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

Daily Job Duties:

+ Obtain, evaluate, and record patient history in medical file

+ Obtain and measure vital signs and record information on patients' charts

+ Assist in the examination of patients under the direction of licensed medical staff and/or Registered Nurse

+ May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis

+ Prepare and administer medications according the five (5) rights of medication administration

+ Perform routine diagnostic and laboratory tests

+ Referrals - sending referrals, closing out referral when consultations are received in clinic

+ Take incoming STAT calls from Quest and ARA, document, and send to provider.

+ Complete data entry into Nextgen, state lab results, Hemoglobin and leads

+ Research companies that offer the services (Speech Therapy/ Occupational Therapy/ Physical Therapy) that the physician has referred, that is in network with the patient's insurance and request authorization

+ All other duties as assigned

Clinic Duties:

+ Prepare and maintain examination/treatment rooms, including cleaning and sterilizing instruments, and inventory of medical supplies and materials.

+ As needed complete prior authorizations for medication

+ Assist when necessary with the processing of faxes and correspondence that come into the clinic

+ Synagis: placing order and sending authorization to insurance company, calling parent to bring child in monthly for administration (mostly during flu season)

+ Process medical records for urgent referrals

+ Completion of incident reports as needed

Patient Education (Coaching):

+ Explain treatment procedures to patients

+ Achieve and maintain clinical competencies as set forth by the Quality Council

+ Interpret and apply standing orders as defined by the Medical Executive Committee and Quality Council

Compliance:

+ Achieve and maintain clinical competencies as set forth by the Quality Council

+ Interpret and apply standing orders as defined by the Medical Executive Committee and Quality Council

+ Notifiable conditions reporting to state (STD, TB, Varicella, MMR - others as needed)

+ Count vaccines weekly and monthly for State reporting

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

+ Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing school

+ Valid State of Texas Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) license

+ Basic Life Support (BLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND LICENSE:

+ Previous nursing experience in a Clinic/Outpatient environment

+ Previous work using Electronic Health Records (EMR)

+ Bilingual English/Spanish language skills

Requisition #: 2022-4617

Street: 802 Avenue J