Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

About Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System


Job Category:

MGC-Family Medicine-Forest City

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

License Practical Nurse - Office based

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System - Spartanburg, South Carolina

Posted: 08/9/2018

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Position Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse is cross-trained on both clinical and administrative responsibilities. The clinical aspects include recording vital signs when interacting with patients, compiling patients' medical histories and administering medications under direction of a supervising physician. The administrative aspects can include everything from scheduling appointments to billing and assisting patients in filling out insurance forms.

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Core Job Responsibilities

  • Measure and record vital signs, takes patient medical history and chief complaint. Record information accurately in the medical chart.

  • Prepare exam and treatment rooms with necessary instruments and supplies.

  • Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization of equipment.

  • Assist with scheduling of tests and treatments.

  • Prepare patient for examination.

  • Phlebotomy, finger sticks, and collection of other lab specimens.

  • Assist the provider with exams and minor office surgery.

  • Adhere to and practice appropriate infection control policies and procedures.

  • Screens, manages, and follows up telephone messages from patients, referrals, and pharmacies.

  • Prepare and send prescriptions electronically per provider's orders.

  • Performs waived lab tests, EKGs, and administers injections.

  • Applies dressing and remove sutures as ordered by the provider.

  • Use CPR skills when required.

  • Dispose of biohazard waste according to state standards.

  • Maintain OSHA requirements and practice OSHA standards.

  • Perform accurate, legal, and ethical documentation at all times.

  • Perform other duties as requested.

Required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications

Education: Graduate of a Practical Nursing Program (North Carolina Nursing License)

Experience: One to two years of medical office experience is preferred

South Carolina LPN Nursing License

Current CPR Certification

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