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MA/LPN Lead

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: De Pere
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


MA/LPN Lead

Job ID:
R56508

Shift:
1st

Full/Part Time:
Full_time

Location:

1881 Chicago St
De Pere, WI 54115

Benefits Eligible:
Yes

Hours Per Week:
40

Schedule Details/Additional Information:
Variable hours based on clinic needs, but typically Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00-5:00. Some weekend needs may also be occasionally needed.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, medications).
  • Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions / infection control guidelines.
  • Assists the physician/provider with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.
  • Administers medications, under physician/provider orders, including: immunizations, antibiotics, pain medications, vitamins, topical agents, and insulin. With limitations, initiates, maintains and discontinues IV therapy; administering selected fluids with pre-mixed medications.
  • Provides basic patient education on the performance of tasks, skills, treatment and self-care. Follows through with necessary procedure or test requests, prescription refills, new appointment times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as directed.
  • Performs advanced clinical tasks or skills such as removal of sutures and staples, catheterization, audiograms, laboratory procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen, phlebotomy - butterfly, venous access, heel stick), EKG, spirometry, Holter monitor application, casting, complex wound care, etc., with demonstrated competency and under clinical supervision.
  • Organizes and prepares exam rooms, lab and work areas including: cleaning, stocking, ordering supplies, and maintaining equipment.
  • Completes routine maintenance and quality monitoring of clinic equipment using appropriate technique when cleaning, sterilizing and caring for instruments and other equipment.
  • Oversees day to day operations and workflow to maximize staff efficiency and effectiveness. Acts as an expert resource to staff and assists with/resolves complex customer service issues or concerns. Assists supervisor with developing and modifying staffing schedules to support business needs. Makes recommendations and changes to schedules as needs dictate.
  • Assists with performing human resources responsibilities for staff which may include interviewing and selection of new employees, staff development, performance evaluation feedback, resolution of employee concerns, and employee morale.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.
    Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:

    • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers -certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months unless department leader has determined it is not required.
      Education Required:

      • Completion of an accredited or approved program in Practical Nursing.
        Experience Required:

        • Typically requires 5 years of experience in nursing that includes experiences in an outpatient physician practice or hospital environment.
          Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

          • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians.
          • Excellent organization, prioritization and problem solving skills.
          • Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, and use of electronic mail with exposure to electronic medical records systems.
            Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

            • Must sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, crawl, kneel, climb, and reach above shoulders throughout the workday.
            • Must be able to:
            • lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist.
            • lift up to 20 lbs over the head.
            • carry up to 40 lbs a reasonable distance.
            • Must be able to:
            • push/pull with 30 lbs of force.
            • perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs with a second person present.
            • Will be exposed to the following hazards on a frequent basis: mechanical, electrical, chemical, blood and body fluids. Will be required to wear protective clothing and equipment as needed.
            • Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and touch with ability to use fine-hand manipulation skills.
            • Operates all equipment essential to perform the job.
              This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Green Bay , MA/LPN Lead, Healthcare , De Pere, Wisconsin

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