License Practical Nurse - Office based in Spartanburg, SC at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Date Posted: 6/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/18/2019

Job Description



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.

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

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

South Carolina LPN Nursing License

Current CPR Certification