Kaiser Permanente LPN Gastroenterology - Glenlake in Atlanta, Georgia
Provides support for team and provider(s) during facility encounters. Manages patient traffic flow. Performs follow-up care per provider instructions and in accordance with scope of practice. Assists with patient education. Documents clinical information into the medical record.
Essential Responsibilities: - Prepares patient for exams by reviewing history, collecting current information and appropriate vital signs, documenting in the medical record according to guidelines (e.g., hearing, vision, blood pressure). - Provides intervention ordered by practitioner (e.g., medication, dressings, specimen collections, irrigations, suture removals, and IVs) and documents patient response. - Prepares room and equipment for procedures and assist physician as needed. - Initiates interventions and health education according to prevention guidelines. - Assist with monitoring and management of patient and physician electronic messages as delegated by the RN and within scope of practice. - Educates patient and provides preparation materials for diagnostic studies according to guidelines. - Schedules appointments for patients with lab, radiology, consultants and follow-up appointments as ordered by practitioner. - Effectively provides prevention, early intervention and ongoing health education for panel, patient and family. - Resolves patient concerns promptly. - Participates in process of interviewing, selection, orientation and training of new team members. - Participates emergency care as necessary and as directed by physician and registered nurse. - Maintains department Quality Improvement standards.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - N/A Education - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Georgia or able to obtain prior to date of hire. - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association must be obtained prior to hire date.
Additional Requirements: - Complete a Customer Service Assessment.
Preferred Qualifications: - Health care experience preferred. - Customer service aptitude demonstrated through Customer Service Assessment.
COMPANY Kaiser Permanente
TITLE LPN Gastroenterology - Glenlake
LOCATION Atlanta, GA