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MA / LPN - Family Med

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by SSM Health St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital

Shawnee, OK 74801
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Role Purpose:
Under the supervision of the Physician, implement nursing care to patients in the Clinic.
  • Initiate patient contact and prepare patient by obtaining vital signs and a brief history.
  • Assist physicians in patient examination, evaluation, and clinical procedures as needed. Initiate or assist physicians with emergency measures including, but not limited to, the following: CPR, oxygen administration, IV placement, hemostatic measures insertion, maintenance of oral pharyngeal airway, and institution of monitoring measures including 12-lead EKG.
  • Coordinate ordering and scheduling of hospital-based tests and procedures.
  • Administer prescribed medications orally, topically, and by injection.
  • Maintain pharmacy supplies and prevents expiration of pharmaceuticals and IV solutions stocked by the Clinic. Maintain emergency equipment and supplies, and inventory of all other clinical supplies, ensuring readiness and adequate quantities are on-hand to meet needs of physicians and patients.
  • Clean exam rooms after each use and prepare room for next patient. Operate autoclave to ensure sterility of all instruments and materials.
  • Maintain patient medical records and ensure proper documentation of examinations, evaluations, and treatments rendered, laboratory and radiology procedures and results, and prescriptions written or authorized in the office or by telephone.
  • Instruct patient in examination and diagnostic procedures that are to be performed. Ensure that follow up instructions are given and that the patient fully understands these instructions. Provide specific patient education as prescribed by the physician.
  • Accept responsibility for managing all patient telephone calls of a clinical nature, communicating with the physician as appropriate and providing information to the patient as directed by the physician. Provide adequate clinical support for front office personnel.
  • Encourage a supportive environment for both staff and patients and is aware of the psychosocial and confidentiality needs of patients and their families.
  • Perform other duties that correspond to the overall functions of this position.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Current CPR (Healthcare Provider).
Physical Requirements:
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 25 lbs.
  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
  • Standing or walking more than 5 hours a day
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 3 hours a day.
  • Visual acuity in order to correctly distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration, infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).
  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation
About SSM St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital

St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital is a 102-bed acute care facility with approximately 60 physicians and 550 health care professionals that has been serving the health care needs of the Shawnee, Okla. community since 1964. The hospital offers a wide range of services that include cardiology, oncology, surgery, emergency services and urgent care. Formerly known as Unity Health Center, SSM Health finalized an agreement to bring Unity into our system in 2012. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital offers the community extensive diagnostic services close to home. Additionally, it provides urgent care services in a new location that includes in house lab services and X-ray for the convenience of patients. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital has been recognized for quality by Press Ganey and the Oklahoma Quality Award, and the hospital is a Certified Healthy Business.

Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, assistant cna, cardiology, certified nursing, clinical nurse, family, fnp, ob, practice, rnp
Associated topics: adult nurse practioner, assistant cna, cardiology, certified nursing, clinical nurse, family, fnp, ob, practice, rnp

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