Responsible for providing health care services in the clinical setting. Exercises professional judgment in performance of services and maintains a demeanor complementary to medical ethics. Provides appropriate patient care. Assists with general patient preparation, assists providers, and performs day-to-day business office activities and collection responsibilities.
Maintains the medical record including confidentiality and documentation of all care provided.
Completes visit assessment documenting all elements of patient assessment.
Educates and provides call back to patients and families regarding care, procedures, referrals, test results and medications. Helps to manage timeliness of In-basket.
Demonstrates ability to set-up and perform clinic-specific procedures to include operation of equipment per policy and procedure.
Demonstrates ability to perform clinic-specific quality control, lab testing, phlebotomy, and completion of logs.
Demonstrates medication knowledge, storage, documentation and administration per policy and procedure.
Able to schedule appointments and/or referrals and complete prior- authorization process to meet the needs of the clinic patient.
Assumes additional responsibilities to meet regulatory compliance such as Infection Control, Joint Commission and Rural Health.
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Successful completion of a License Practical Nurse program.
Current Missouri License as a Licensed Practical Nurse. American Heart Association BLS certification within 3 months of hire.
Minimum one year experience as a Licensed Practical Nurse, preferred.
Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Ability to use computers proficiently and other office equipment (fax machine, copy machine, typewriter and other equipment as required).
Able to function effectively in stressful situations and flexibility in daily prioritizing of tasks. Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Able to work effectively with a wide variety of people.
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Audrain
SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain opened in 1918 asAudrain Medical Center. Today, the 89-bed community hospital offers a range ofservices including emergency care, cardiology services, medical imaging, men's healthservices, women and child services, and diabetes education. The hospitalfeatures the J.B. & Greta B. Arthur Cancer Center, the Jordan-Waters HeartCenter and Healthworks Rehabilitation services.
Internal Number: 17015936
About SSM Health
You’ve known us as many names throughout St. Louis, and now, we’re bringing our hospitals, doctors, home care and other services together under one name – SSM Health. With seven hospitals, 350+ physicians, more than 40 physician locations and 12,000 employees, we are part of something bigger and better. We’re connected to a wealth of resources, expertise and advance technology to help you, your family and our community live long, healthy lives.
We’ve grown and changed a lot over our 143-year history. Our name may be changing but our mission remains the same