Performs venipuncture, collects blood samples, and assists with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures. Obtains non-invasive body fluid specimens. Documents all interactions in patient’s medical record. Assists physicians and other nursing staff members with procedures as requested. Schedules patient appointments, obtains charts when needed, stocks and maintains physical environment of exam and procedure rooms. Obtain miscellaneous specimens, including blood draws.
Reports to: Director of Surgery Clinic
Education: Graduate of a vocational nursing school program. LPN licensure in State of Arkansas.
Experience: Prior experience preferred
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares patient, room and supplies for exams, tests, and treatments
Performs direct patient care procedures within the LPN scope of duties
Stocks and orders supplies for routine and special needs
Assists in maintaining the Medical record and documents patient care in the Medical Record
Schedules/refers patients for appropriate ancillary services.
Processes customer service calls as assigned
Performs other routine clerical or patient-care duties in support of department operations
Provides basic nursing services including pulmonary function testing, audiometric testing, breath alcohol testing, drug screens, vision testing, EKGs, venipuncture and immunizations
Applies knowledge of growth and development in patient interactions and treatment