Responsible for assisting physicians and nurse with patient care, EMR chart management and patient flow.
Provide health-related services under the supervision of a physician and or nurse: gather and update patient history; obtain vital statistics including blood pressure, weight, complete lab work requisitions, venipuncture, specimen collection and preparation; administer injections; provide instructions and pertinent educational materials to patients.
Prepares patients for examination, giving instructions for undressing; advises physician that patient is ready; chaperones during physical examination if required or requested. Assist physician with health screenings minor procedures as needed required.
Performs bladder installations independently.
Records vital signs and reason for visit in CROWN (EMR); properly documents all orders for blood work, injections, and medications.
Monitor patient flow: monitor EMR system for patient arrival; escorts patient to exam procedure room; monitors patient wait time in waiting room and exam room and informs patients of wait time.
Ensures exam rooms are clean and ready for the next patient: changes exam table paper, wipes disinfects tables; sets up instruments and equipment.
Maintains inventory and stocks rooms; checks materials and medications for expiration and discard medical waste properly; washes and sterilizes instruments equipment. Ensures that equipment are functioning and in good condition.
Assist Nurse or Physician with administrative tasks including prescription refills, referrals, maintaining of logs and educational materials; obtaining hospital notes, diagnostic reports; preparing and sending blood, cultures and or specimens to appropriate labs as requested; mailing test results to patients and other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED equivalent; completed credentialed LPN certification program; must possess NY state licensure
Two or more years of experience as a LPN, preferably with exposure to Urology.
Professional, caring demeanor; demonstrate enthusiasm; cultural sensitivity and respect for coworkers.
Ability to perform work in a timely and accurate manner. Prioritizes and maintains workload. Reliability, attendance and punctuality a must.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills are essential. Knowledge of medical terminology.