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LPN or Medical Support Assistant - SGPA Primary Care St. Simons Island (FT)

Southeast Georgia Health System - St. Simons Island, Georgia
Monday, April 29, 2019
Clinical Support

Southeast Georgia Physician Associates has an opportunity for a Medical Support Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse to join our SGPA- Primary Care St. Simons Island team!

The Medical Support Assistant or LPN:
•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 Medical Support Assistant or LPN 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 ideal Medical Support Assistant or LPN should possess the following minimum qualifications:
•High School graduate or equivalent required
•Medical Assistant Certification or GA LPN license required
•Demonstrated clinical experience required and prior clinical experience in an out-patient or physician office setting preferred
•Must demonstrate phlebotomy, injection and basic lab skills
•Positive interpersonal communication skills, cooperative attitude, tactful and sensitive while using sound judgment when relating to others
•BLS required.

All employees of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote a culture of safety, follow established policies, and adhere to all state and federal regulatory requirements, JCAHO 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.cription 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 ae 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

Job Type: 1.0
Hours: Days
Location: St. Simons Island, GA - Georgia

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