LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Occupational Health (Hammond)

  • Address:Hammond, IN 46320 (map)
  • Date Posted:08/09/16
  • Job Type:Full-time
  • Description:
  •  LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Occupational Health needed for long term temp position with for large, well known managed care company -Must have Indiana LPN licenseDuties• Performs routine patient care in a professional manner.• Handles patient flow• Pre-authorization and referral process(es)• Ensures proper coding of ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes by provider.• Ensures all Providers’ orders are completed by appropriate personnel• Prepares patient to be seen by the Provider• Does vital signs per established protocol.• Accurate chart preparation, including all necessary results, consult notes, hospital records (as examples)• Proactive in preparation for exams and needed paperwork• Obtains patient history• Updates Medication List• Collect, label, and deliver specimens for processing per Provider’s orders.• Set up, assist, and breakdown exam rooms, for minor office diagnostic and surgical procedures, is able to perform sterile technique.• Clean and Sterilize instruments per protocol• Administers medications in accordance with policies and procedures.• Passes and maintains company medication administration certification.• Reviews with patients pre-printed instruction sheets and refers needs for further teaching to Provider/RN.• Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly• Communicates physical symptoms verbalized by patients to the Provider in a timely manner.• Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to patient’s needs, e.g., referrals, prior authorization, other provider offices, case managers, etc.• Performs general office duties• Ensures that filing, phone calls, and record keeping are complete and properly identified with patient information.• Maintains complete accurate documentation in the medical record.• Documents all encounters following policy and protocol• Notifies appropriate people about Provider schedule changes• Maintains inventory of medical & office supplies and medications for area• Ensures safe storage of all supplies in the area.• Updates skills through nursing workshops and continuing education programs• Attends department Staff Meetings and In-service programs• Cross-trains to new procedures and departments.• Assists in orienting new employees and temporary pool staff to job responsibilities.• Greet and check in patients at the health care centers by verifying coverage and eligibility and completing appropriate• paperwork.• Answer telephone in compliance with departmental procedures. Ascertain nature of call and route appropriately. If necessary, take accurate and legible messages.• Schedule appointments and verify membership according to various benefit coverage SKILLS /REQUIREMENTSSkills: • Customer – Centricity• Drive for Results• Compassion• Integrity and Trust• Patience• Informing• Listening• Peer Relationships• Problem Solving• Priority Setting• Cross Cultural Sensitivity• Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills• Basic Computer skills• Strong Customer CentricityEducation: • LPN• Graduate of approved MA program • Current BCLS required • At least 1 year of back office experience • Phlebotomy experience required• MA certification preferred • Solid Computer skills, including Electronic Health Records• Excellent customer service skills required• Ability to work within the clinic hours listed belowSchedule HoursMonday: 11:30am- 8:00 pmTuesday: 9:30am- 6:00pmWednesday: 8:00am-4:30 pmThursday: 6:30am- 3:00pmFriday : 6:30am- 3:00pmMust have Indiana LPN license   
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