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Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant - Ambulatory - Riverside Primary Care

Company: UVA Health
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Offering a competitive sign on bonus to the hired candidate. Please discuss with the hiring manager or recruiter for more details.Job Summary LPNResponsible for providing direct patient care, ongoing education, and reinforcement of care plans, and providing general support in an ambulatory setting under the direction or supervision of the patient's physician or LIP/RN designee in accordance with policy, procedure, and competency to promote patient health and wellness. This position requires providing services to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served.Job Summary MAMedical Assistants provide clinical support, assist with administrative tasks, and provide general support in an ambulatory setting under the direction or supervision of the patient's physician or LIP/RN designee in accordance with policy, procedure, and competency to promote patient health and wellness. Duties may include patient care, vital signs, assisting licensed health care professionals, performing various laboratory tests, quality control indicators, and clinical intake. This position requires providing service to all age populations in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.Licensed Practical Nurse - AmbulatoryAssist the registered nurse and/or provider through data collection concerning the physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.Organizes and prioritizes nursing care activities considering the needs of the patients and the interdisciplinary team.Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient's needs as directed by the registered nurse/provider.Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of care given in progressing patients toward desired outcomes.Provide ongoing education and reinforcement of care plans developed by the Provider/RN based on identified health and education needs and the condition and age of the patient.Provides a safe environment and safe delivery of care.Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and contributes to and assists with the professional development of others.Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care.In addition to other job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.Medical Assistant - AmbulatoryAssists in assuring effective and efficient clinic operations while maintaining consistent and accurate communication with team members, referring providers, and patients.Assists with data collection for physical, psychological, social, and cultural dimensions of patients according to professional practice standards and institutional policy/procedure.Completes standardized rooming and performs clinical intake, data collection, and documentation.As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides clinical support to licensed healthcare professionals during examinations and procedures. Clinical support services include but are not limited to preparing laboratory specimens, performing testing (i.e. point of care testing, CLIA waived testing ECG/EKG, spirometry, venipuncture/phlebotomy, specimen collection, etc.), appropriate cleaning and sterilization of instruments/equipment and rooms, disposing of contaminated supplies, performing wound care, administering medications.Organizes and prioritizes daily work assignments to support patient needs, the interdisciplinary team, and operational efficiency.Implements age-appropriate interventions based on individual patient needs as directed by the Health Care Provider (HCP).Reinforces patient/family teaching plan based on identified health education needs and the condition and age of the patient through approved educational materials or written instructions.Provides for a safe environment and safe delivery of care.Maintains supplies and equipment.Document and capture charges for clinical support services rendered within the patient visit.Performs administrative support responsibilities. As directed and in accordance with documented competencies, provides administrative support to licensed healthcare professionals. Administrative support services include but are not limited to draft letters and/or assist with completion of forms, facilitate scheduling, pend medication refills, assist with coverage of in basket messaging, assist with clinic/chart prep.Demonstrates teamwork in the delivery of patient care. Recognizes the importance of time sensitive issues.Assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others according to departmental policy.In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE:Education:Graduated from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse ProgramExperience:NoneLicensure:Licensed to practice as a Practical Nurse (LPN) in the Commonwealth of Virginia prior to onboarding. BLS: Basic Life Support-American Heart Association (AHA)MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANT:Education:High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) is or Military Medical Specialist with twenty-four months experience and eligible for certification or registration.Experience:Preferred, not required.Licensure:Current Medical Assistant Certification through a recognized national professional association such as the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants), the AMT (American Medical Technologists), NAHP (The National Association of Healthcare Professions), the ARMA (American Registry of Medical Assistants), or the NHA (National Healthcare Association). Credentials must be obtained within 6 months from the date of hire.American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification is required with hire.Physical Demands: Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently traveling, and bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills; attention to detail and ability to write legibly; ability to lift/push/pull 20-50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids, and infectious diseases.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: UVA Health, Charlottesville , Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant - Ambulatory - Riverside Primary Care, Healthcare , Charlottesville, Virginia

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