Licensed Practical Nurse - Part-time, 20 hours per week
Company: Community Health Program Inc
Location: Great Barrington
Posted on: August 3, 2022
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Community Health Programs is a network of health centers and caring
professionals that provide outstanding primary and preventive care
for patients of all ages. What's truly unique to CHP is our broad
spectrum of support services that extend beyond medical and dental
issues to strengthen families and improve children's well-being.
The region is a federally designated rural community and a
Medically Underserved Population Area.
Community Health Programs embraces its role as a nonprofit health
care provider and community partner. We are a leader in the
communities we serve by providing high quality healthcare, dental
services, wellness education and family support services. CHP
outreach provides free health screenings, insurance enrollment
assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take
better care of themselves and their families.
The LPN triages patients by telephone or walk-in to determine the
urgency and level of care needed. The LPN is responsible for
assisting the Practice Manager in the supervision of clinical
support staff working within the office and for assisting in
patient care under the guidance of CHP Physicians. Duties will be
performed as assigned and allowed under their license. This person
will support CHP's mission, vision, and values and will adhere to
compliance protocols as well as CHP's policies and procedures.
Licensed Practical Nurse Essential Duties and
- Triage patients both by telephone or walk-in; approve same day
visits when appropriate; assist with referrals to area specialists;
PT-1 forms; patient education; supervising medical assistants as
- Assist physicians in all procedures requiring nursing level
support; administers immunizations as well as allergy shots; manage
requests for prescription medication; process laboratory results,
pull charts, review and hold partials- flagging abnormal for
provider review and filing normal; contacting patients with results
as directed; chart all procedures performed.
- Assist with running daily controls on equipment; assist in
charting for quality assurance (HCG, strep, sickle cell, urinalysis
dipstick, etc.); ensures that billing codes are correct; other
routine office duties as requested.
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should
demonstrate the following competencies:
- Ability to interact with others with tact and diplomacy; treat
others with respect and consideration regardless of status or
position; contribute to a positive team spirit; balance team and
individual responsibilities; display highest degree of
professionalism and ethics.
- Respond appropriately to patient needs; manage difficult or
emotional patient situations in a way that instills trust and
respect; solicit feedback to improve performance.
- Ability to manage multiple priorities; work well under
pressure; complete tasks correctly and on time with limited
supervision; step in when needed and cross train for additional
site coverage; respond promptly to requests for service and
assistance; confidence in leading and instructing others; ability
to delegate effectively
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or
small group situations; respond well to questions; complete
administrative duties accurately and timely.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts; solve practical
problems; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written,
oral, diagram or schedule form.
- Punctual and reliable; ability to maintain schedule
- Spanish speaking/bilingual is a plus.
Essential Skills and Qualifications: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- This position requires graduation of an accredited school of
- A minimum of three years' experience in an ambulatory setting
is preferred. Electronic medical records experience is required.
CPR certification is a plus.
Required License(s) and/or Certification(s):
- Must be licensed as a practical nurse by the Commonwealth of
- See ADA form
POSITION Licensed Practical Nurse
LOCATION MA, great barrington, Great Barrington Health Center
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
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