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Contributes data to be used in assessment of patient/situation. Receive and escorts patient to the exam room within 15 minutes of appointment time. Documents at least the following information, for each visit, in the
patient's medical record: date, patient's or family member's statement of the reason for the visit; height, weight, and vital signs according to age specific and health maintenance criteria; know drug allergies; and employees name and job title. Initiates a summary list for each patient of all significant diagnoses and conditions, significant operative and invasive procedures, adverse and allergic drug reactions; and medications, including current prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs. This list is initialed by the third visit and maintained thereafter. Identifies possible victims of abuse or neglect such as physical assault, rape or other sexual molestation, domestic abuse, and abuse of elders and children. Demonstrates respect for each patient's rights, such as: confidentiality, privacy, security, communication, resolution of complaints, and respect for patient's cultural, psycho/social, spiritual and personal values. Files lab work in medical record within 4 hours of lab work completion. To ensure continuity of care between organizations and providers,
appropriate patient information is communicated within 5 working days whenever patients are referred for consultation or treatment. Immediate communication is required to safeguard life, limb, or eye sight.
Maintains a clean and safe environment.Bags and stores biomedical waste and soiled linen according to proper OSHA and infection control guidelines, wearing protective gloves 100% of the time. Replaces exam table paper, and sanitization patient care area for infection control purposes, after each patient 100% of the time. Adheres to OSHA guidelines in the daily wearing of appropriate protective lab coats or smocks 100% of the time. Separates biomedical waste from regular trash in compliance with OSHA standards and infection control guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge of fire evacuating routes, severe weather protocols, safe medical device act and material safety data sheets. Demonstrates knowledge of basic infection control principles; universal precautions; blood borne pathogens and personal protective equipment; and sterile technique. Manages patients with infectious, communicable or contagious disease to prevent or reduce the risk of nosocomial infections in patients, employees, and visitors. Reports infections, when appropriate, within the organization or to public health agencies. Collects and handles specimens according to OSHA standards communicating appropriate procedures to patients. Assures specimen is labeled with the patients name, date, and time of collection and employee's initials.
Performs technical services according to appropriate protocols and procedures. Administers medications prescribed to appropriate patients and documents every dose of medication administered, including the strength, dose or rate of administration, administration devises used, access site or route, adverse drug reactions and patient's response to medication. Follows established procedures for distributing and administering controlled medications, including adequate documentation and record keeping required by law.
Assures emergency medications are available, controlled, secure and inspected as necessary to prevent dispensing of out dated medications. Is compentent to manage clinic specific procedures or equipment, such
as: audiometer, spirometer for PF screen, autoclave, EKG machine, pulse oximeter, smelling/color vision charts, cryotherapy, eye/ear irrigations and PAP tests. Provides follow-up instructions to the patient or family member as directed by the physician within 30 minutes of approval. Responds to patient inquiries regarding the need for care within 4 hours of incoming call. Communicates information to the physician
and adheres to acceptable protocols for patient care per physician. Phones in prescription refills within 60 minutes of physician approval. Communicates test results to patients within 24 hours of receipt, adhering to protocols for patient care per physician.
Participates in organizational and professional activities. Participates in 90% of staff meetings.
Participates in Q activities such as studying a process, collecting data, implementing change or evaluating the results. Maintains current RN/LPN license for the State of Oklahoma. Accurately completes clocking transactions with no more than 2 errors in any one pay period. Completes skills inventory check list annually.
Must communicate with tact and capability to deal with all levels of people.
Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: Is a graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a licensed practical nurse in the state of Oklahoma
Experience: Some patient care experience.
Other: Demonstrates competency by successful completion of department specific tests. Demonstrates professional conduct and development, able to learn and react quickly.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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