North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

Physician Practice LPN - Behavioral Health Unit/Clinic

US-AR-Harrison
Job ID
2017-2010
Category
Physician Clinics
Shift
Days
NARMC
Type
Full-Time 80

Overview

Under the direction of a registered nurse or team leader, provides general nursing care to patients.  Attends to the general health care and comfort of the patient; observes and records treatment and patient progress and reports to practitioner patient’s condition or reaction.  Administers prescribed medications. Coordinates care planning with other disciplines. Performs clerical nursing duties such as, but not limited to, patient referral scheduling, pharmacy coordination, and prior authorizations. Refills medications as necessary or instructed by provider. Triages patients for appropriate treatment, provides education to the patient in regards to condition. Makes patient phone calls in regards to diagnostic testing results, laboratory results, or patient questions.  Maintains clean rooms.  May perform CLIA waived laboratory procedures, ekg’s and pft’s.    

Responsibilities

  • Cares for and treats patients in the clinic as directed by the provider staff
  • Prepares patients for and assists with examinations.
  • Administers injections and medications.
  • Dresses wounds and incisions, removes simple sutures and staples.
  • Interprets provider staff instructions to patient.
  • Maintains records of vital statistics and other pertinent data of the patient.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment.
  • Maintains stock of supplies.
  • May conduct specified lab tests, perform electrocardiograms, or pulmonary function testing. 
  • May act as a receptionist, perform secretarial duties, and assist with monthly statements under the direction of the office personnel.

Qualifications

 

Required

Preferred

Education:

Graduate from an accredited school of Licensed Practical Nursing.

Current Arkansas LPN licensure from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing.

 

Experience:

Completion of clinical rotation.

 Experience related to Mental Health

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Must maintain BLS certification

 CP Training

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English

 Excellent communication skills, strong organizational abilities.

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