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Geisinger Health System Clinic Nurse (LPN)/Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - Family Medicine Lycoming in Montoursville, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Joining incentive for Qualified Applicants

This position is mainly day shift Monday-Friday with 1 evening per week and 1 Saturday per month.

Provides primary clinical support to the provider, patient and their family to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic testing to ensure completion, accuracy, and filing of same in medical record to ensure continuity and quality of care. Promotes a clean environment. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in specific age range on their assigned clinical area.

Job Duties

  • Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for examinations.

  • Provides direct clinical care as directed by provider.

  • Assists provider in performance of minor surgical diagnostic procedures and ancillary diagnostic examinations as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.

  • Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and complete associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and efficiency.

  • Executes and documents ongoing patient communication, as directed by provider, prioritizes communication to the provider, responds to patient questions and requests to ensure efficient use of provider time and timely response to patients needs Administers medications and vaccines including intradermal and skin testing under the direction of a provider and per scope of practice.

  • Cleans and sets up examination and treatment rooms between cases, ensures required levels of asepsis, availability of appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of patient.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Will consider a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or LPN to fill this role at appropriate scope and salary level.

CMA EDUCATION:

Graduate from Certified Medical Assistant specialty training program -Required

CMA EXPERIENCE/OTHER QUALIFICATION:

Minimum of 1 year Related work experience -PreferredCertified Medical Assistant AAMA, Certified Medical Assistant AMT, Certified Medical Assistant NHA, Basic Life Support Certification

LPN EDUCATION:

Graduate from specialty training program in Nursing -Required

LPN EXPERIENCE/OTHER QUALIFICATION:

Minimum of 1 year Nursing -PreferredLicensed Practical Nurse, Basic Life Support Certification

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Practical Nurse - Default Issuing Body; Basic Life Support Certification - American Heart Association (AHA)

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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