LPN - LECOM Health


Rural Health Clinic

Basic Job Summary:

Provide patient care to clinic patients, under supervision of the Clinical Lead.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

A. Consult with and keep supervisor informed of clinic activities, needs and problems related to patient care.

B. Comply with established patient care standards. Maintain established clinic policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control. Follow established routines and utilize supplies and equipment in a cost-effective manner. Maintain a clean, orderly, safe environment for patients and personnel.

C. Cooperate with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee, interdepartmental and public relations. Maintain patient rights and confidentiality of patient information and abide by established communications code.

D. Greet patients and escort to exam room. Take and record vitals and patient medical information in chart. Prepare patient and room for examination. Assist Mid-level Practitioner and/or Physician in procedures as necessary (administrators injections as ordered). Complete ordered laboratory procedures. Communicate results to Mid-level Practitioner or Physician. Discharge patient to receptionist / biller with Physician/Mid-level Practitioner orders and prescriptions. Clean and disinfect rooms and equipment as appropriate. Restock supplies, linens, equipment and check for defects and outdating.

E. Attend required meetings, in-services, and educational programs.

F. Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations.

G. Other duties as assigned by the Clinical Lead and/or Medical Director.