Licensed Practical Nurse

  • Advantage Health Centers
  • Jun 17, 2022
Full time Health Care

Job Description

OVERVIEW:
Under direction of the Clinical Administrator, provides nursing services, supervises daily activities, and support staff at designated health center .Plans, organizes, and coordinates back office operations to ensure efficient and effective clinical flow and utilization of resources. Performs patient triage and responds to urgent or emergent situations.
 
DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Utilizes nursing assessment protocols to accurately assess and triage patients.
  • Works with providers and medical support staff to achieve efficient workflow.       
  • Promotes and maintains a clinical environment that complies with federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinates day-day activities including supervision, staffing, and problem solving.
  • Coordinates the provider availability with the patient appointment schedules.
  • Monitors workflow to ensure efficient and effective productivity.
  • Monitors patient satisfaction and responds to patients’ complaints in a timely manner.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
  • Prepares reports and manages assigned projects.
  • Assures compliance with HIPAA guidelines.
  • Accurately prepares and supervises the compilation of all month end closing procedures and reports.
  • Coordinates all ancillary services i.e. laboratory, pharmacy, and specialty clinics.
  • Provides patient care and services including vaccinations, walk-in injections, prescriptions, and others as assigned or needed.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor and effective communications at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of nursing or medical assisting.
  • Knowledge of the state and federal laws pertaining to health-care delivery and to federally qualified community health centers.
  • Knowledge of the structure and function of community health centers.
  • Skill in communicating effectively with the staff, patients and their families.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, supervisors and colleagues.
  • Ability to multitask and solve problems while maintaining a calm            demeanor.
  • Proven leadership ability to effectively direct staff and the ability to follow directives from others.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduation from a Licensed Practical Nursing program.
  • A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in a medical office or equivalent clinical setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy and experience with an automated patient management systems.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Must be licensed as a practical nurse in the state of Michigan.
  • Must possess a valid Michigan driver’s license and BLS certification.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must provide own vehicle for local travel.