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LPN or Medical Support Assistant, SGPA Camden Pediatrics (FT)

Southeast Georgia Health System - Saint Marys, Georgia
Monday, July 17, 2017

Cooperative Healthcare Services, Inc., a strategic affiliate of Southeast Georgia Health System, has an exciting opportunity for an LPN or Medical Support Assistant to join our team at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates - St. Simons Pediatrics!

The Ambulatory Care LPN:

> Provides patient care using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluation
> Demonstrates professional growth and development
> Uses good judgment
> Utilizes patient care supplies/equipment in a fiscally responsible manner to include an active role in capturing patient charges on super bill
> Participates in SGHS�s compliance program
> Exhibits positive interpersonal skills.

The Medical Support Assistant:

> Assists physician/provider with patient examination procedures and support with exams as needed
> Collects and accurately documents patient information and provides patient education
> Assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the supervision of the physician/provider

The Ambulatory Care LPN performs the following essential responsibilities:

> Effectively manages the care of assigned patients using knowledge, clinical skills, judgment and decision making skills for the specific area
> Delivers patient care utilizing guidelines of care and appropriate resources, including personnel, services, supplies and equipment
> Reviews, evaluates and takes appropriate action regarding results of diagnostic tests
> Administers medications according to SGHS policy
> Assists with patient flow by registering patients and assisting with other front desk and patient care duties
> Assists the RN in performing the nursing assessment to identify and prioritize physical, psychosocial and cultural needs in order to develop a plan of care
> Evaluates and reassesses nursing interventions based on interdisciplinary plan of care and makes revisions as appropriate
> Assists with the development and implementation of a patient/family education plan
> Ensures documentation meets compliance with regulatory standards

The Medical Support Assistant performs the following essential responsibilities:

> Effectively assists physicians/providers with patient examinations in an efficient and courteous manner
> Contributes to patient data base by collecting and accurately documenting information such as height, weight, allergies, vital signs, and patient education needs for review by the physician/provider
> Performs phlebotomy and basic laboratory tests as directed
> Provides for patient privacy and confidentiality at all times
> Assists with patient flow by registering patients and assisting with other front desk duties as needed
> Provides for patient safety through preventative measures
> Provides age appropriate care

The Ambulatory Care LPN should possess the following minimum qualifications:

> Current Georgia LPN license required
> Current American Heart Association CPR Certification (BLS) is required

The Medical Support Assistant should possess the following minimum qualifications:

> Medical Assistant Certification or equivalent required
> Demonstrated clinical experience required
> Prior clinical experience in an out-patient or physician office setting preferred
> Positive interpersonal communication skills
> Demonstrates a cooperative attitude by being tactful and sensitive while using sound judgment when relating to others
> Must demonstrate Phlebotomy, injection and basic lab skills
> Current American Heart Association CPR Certification (BLS) is required

All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies, adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, Joint Commission requirements, and national patient safety standards.

All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

This description of job responsibilities is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties or other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or national origin. EOE/AA: M/F/D/V

Facility: Southeast Georgia Physician Associates
Department: Southeast Georgia Physician Associates
Type: Full Time
Shift: Days
Hours: Days

Saint Marys, GA
Saint Marys, Georgia

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