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Aurora Health Care LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse or MA / Medical Assistant in De Pere, Wisconsin

LPN / Licensed Practical Nurse or MA / Medical Assistant

Job ID

180554

Specialty / Department

Walk In And Urgent Care

Full / Part Time

Full-Time

Hours / Bi-weekly Pay Period

64

Shift / Scheduled Hours

2

Monday-Friday will be 11am - 7:30 pm. Every third weekend 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2019-11-15

Location

  • De Pere 1881 Chicago St

1881 Chicago St

De Pere,

WI

54115

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  • How You’ll Make a Difference

  • Prepares and rooms the patient for exam by obtaining vital signs and documenting/updating pertinent health information (i.e. chief complaint, allergies, medications).

  • Performs laboratory procedures (i.e. strep test, wound culture, specimen collection, etc.) using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautions / infection control guidelines.

  • Assists the physician/provider with procedures and surgeries such as pelvic exams, allergy scratch testing, EMG, cautery, colposcopy, etc.

  • Administers medications, under physician/provider orders, including: immunizations, antibiotics, pain medications, vitamins, topical agents, and insulin. With limitations, initiates, maintains and discontinues IV therapy; administering selected fluids with pre-mixed medications.

  • Provides basic patient education on the performance of tasks, skills, treatment and self-care. Follows through with necessary procedure or test requests, prescription refills, new appointment times and referrals to other facilities or services. Refers questions to registered nurses and physicians/providers per scope of practice guidelines and relays information back to patient as directed.

  • Communicates with physicians and other members of the health care team. Documents and communicates accurate and timely information regarding patient conditions.

  • Performs advanced clinical tasks or skills such as removal of sutures and staples, catheterization, audiograms, laboratory procedures (throat/nose culture, drug screen, phlebotomy - butterfly, venous access, heel stick), EKG, spirometry, holter monitor application, casting, complex wound care, etc., with demonstrated competency and under clinical supervision.

  • Organizes and prepares exam rooms, lab and work areas including: cleaning, stocking, ordering supplies, and maintaining equipment. Performs various patient positioning and transporting duties, which require lifting and pushing/pulling, while utilizing proper technique.

  • Completes routine maintenance and quality monitoring of clinic equipment using appropriate technique when cleaning, sterilizing and caring for instruments and other equipment.

  • Participates in patient centered initiatives, care management, performance and quality improvement activities.

Qualifications

License & Certifications

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license issued by the state in which the caregiver practices and Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.

or

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) May obtain within 6 months based on department discretion.

Education

Completion of an accredited or approved program in Medical Assistant.

or

Advanced training beyond High School that includes the completion of an accredited or approved program in Practical Nursing.

Experience

Ability to perform routine and complex technical skills, within the Medical Assistant scope of practice after demonstrated competency. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport and maintain positive, professional relationships with a variety of patients, staff and physicians. Proficient computer skills including keyboarding, navigation within a windows operating system, and use of electronic mail with exposure to electronic medical records systems. Demonstrates customer service skills that support a positive patient experience.

At Aurora Health Care

We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

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