RN/LPN/CMA - NW Pediatrics

Employer
Olmsted Medical Center
Location
Rochester, Minnesota (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits

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Industry
Healthcare

Job Details Description  

 

CMA/RMA Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the care of the patient, under the direct supervision of the physician, podiatrist, physician assistant, or certified nurse practitioner, and in collaboration with the RN and healthcare team.
  • Greets and welcomes patients. Escorts patients to exam rooms.
  • Collects and documents patient information, clinical data, and other relevant information such as vital signs, height/weight, allergies, active medication list, chief complaint, pain score, current symptoms, and registry updates.
  • Confirms and clarifies orders prior to implementation of delegated tasks.
  • Prepares, administers, and documents oral and injectable medications and vaccines, per provider orders. May not give IM RhoGam or IM Narcotics.
  • Collects, prepares, and processes laboratory specimens for testing.
  • Performs, prepares for, and assists with taking x-rays, based on competency
  • Performs, prepares for, and assists with in-office procedures such as EKGs. Schedules procedures, referrals, and specialty services and testing.
  • Maintains and uses principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.
  • Provides and reinforces appropriate age-specific patient education, health information materials, and community resources, as directed. Identifies patient’s need for additional information and refers to RN.
  • Performs time-sensitive delegated tasks, which includes, but not limited to, requests for prescription refills per protocols and EHR messages.
  • Works with healthcare team to assure smooth and efficient patient flow and clinical operation.
  • Orders, stocks, and maintains exam rooms, special order items, and supply storage areas using par levels of supplies, medications, linens, forms, and equipment. Monitors expiration dates and takes action accordingly. Recognizes usage trends affecting unit supplies and makes recommendations for adjustments.
  • Maintains OMC organization and nursing competencies pertinent to area of practice.
  • Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned within scope of practice and demonstrated competency

LPN Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a focused assessment of the health status of an individual patient through the collection and comparison of data to normal findings and the individual patient’s current health status.
  • Reports changes in health status and responses to interventions in an ongoing manner to a registered nurse or the appropriate licensed healthcare provider for delegated or assigned tasks.
  • Participates with other healthcare providers in the development and modification of a plan of care.
  • Determines and implements appropriate interventions within a nursing plan of care or when delegated or assigned by a registered nurse.
  • Implements interventions that are delegated, ordered, or prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider.
  • Assigns nursing activities or tasks to other licensed practical nurses.
  • Assigns and monitors nursing tasks or activities to unlicensed assistive personnel.
  • Provides safe and effective nursing care delivery.
  • Promotes a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Advocates for the best interest of the patient.
  • Assists in the evaluation of responses to interventions.
  • Collaborates and communicates with other healthcare providers.
  • Provides healthcare information to individual patients.
  • Provides input into the development of policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for the quality of care delivered, recognizing the limits of knowledge and experience; addressing situations beyond the nurse’s competency; and performing to the level of education, knowledge, and skill ordinarily expected of an individual who has completed an approved practical nursing education program.
  • Maintains OMC Organization Competencies and Nursing Competencies pertinent to area of practice.
  • Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Other duties as assigned.

RN Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides a comprehensive assessment of the health status of a patient through the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data used to establish a health statue baseline and plan of care. The RN also addresses changes in the patient condition.
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to develop and coordinate an integrated plan of care.
  • Develops nursing interventions to be integrated into the plan of care.
  • Implements nursing care through the execution of independent nursing actions.
  • Implements interventions that are delegated, ordered, or prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider.
  • Delegates nursing tasks or assigns nursing activities to implement the plan of care.
  • Provides safe and effective nursing care.
  • Promotes a safe and therapeutic environment.
  • Advocates for the best interests of individual patients.
  • Evaluates responses to interventions and the effectiveness of the plan of care.
  • Collaborates and coordinates with other healthcare professionals in the management and implementation of care within and across care settings and communities.
  • Provides health promotion, disease prevention, care coordination, and case finding.
  • Designs and implements teaching plans based on patient need and evaluates teaching effectiveness.
  • Participates in the development of healthcare policies, procedures, and systems.
  • Accountable for the quality of care delivered, recognizing the limits of knowledge and experience; addresses situations beyond the nurse’s competency; and performs at the level of education, knowledge, and skill ordinarily expected if an individual has completed an approved professional nursing education program.
  • Manages, supervises, and evaluates the practice of nursing.
  • Maintains OMC organization competencies and nursing competencies pertinent to area of practice.
  • Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited practical or professional nursing program or medical assistant program
  • Current Minnesota LPN or RN license or Medical Assistant Certification/Registration required
  • BLS certification
  • Previous clinic experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

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