Clinic LPN or Medical Assistant - Glenwood
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Description

Glenwood Medical Center is seeking a part-time LPN or Medical Assistant to assist physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with patient care. This position is primarily Family Medicine. Maintain a high standard of quality healthcare, and inform and support patients while practicing within the scope of your license. All clinic LPNs and Medical Assistants are cross-trained with other clinic staff and may work at Brooten Medical Center and Starbuck Medical Center as needed to help cover vacations, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean, prepare and restock exam rooms.
  • Direct patients to exam rooms and monitor vitals.
  • Assess patients as to severity of complaint or injury and the expediency to which should be seen by physician.
  • Assist physician with procedures as directed.
  • Administer medications and allergy shots as ordered.
  • Direct patients to other locations within the facility as needed.
  • Complete all request slips.
  • Schedule mammograms, CT scans, ultrasounds, surgery, or any outpatient procedures as directed by the physician.
  • Perform hearing and tympanogram tests for individuals and companies; UA collection for routine and company drug screens; ear washes; BPV’s; EKG’s; immunizations; dressing changes.
  • Send reports of pap smears, mammogram results or any follow-up calls (including Labs) to patients under the direction of the physician.
  • Explain procedures and preparation to patient.
  • Clean instruments and package for sterilization.
  • Intercede and screen phone calls for physician.
  • Record prescription refills in patient charts.
  • Organize and control sample medications.
  • Take inventory of stocked supplies and reorder as necessary.
  • Set up referral appointments with other clinics and physicians.
  • May have to draw blood from patients, take x-rays, and do audiology testing. If this is directed, employee will be provided support and training to accomplish these duties.
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Medical Assistant.
  • Current LPN or Medical Assistant license within the state of Minnesota.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 3 months of hire.
  • Prior clinic experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Team building.

Performance Standards

  • Must adhere to HIPAA confidentiality standards.
  • Must adhere to the Keys to Heartfelt Care.
  • Must receive an annual influenza vaccine.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position.

Schedule

  • Part-time
  • Weekend rotation at Glenwood Medical Center’s Walk-In Clinic

 

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