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LPN Family Practice - Putnam, CT

Putnam, CT 06260
  • Job Code
    818244
  • Jobs Rated
    95th

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

 
ProHealth Physicians, part of OptumCare
 

If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization's that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities.  For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.SM



Putnam Medical Group has an immediate opening for an experienced LPN who possess excellent communication skills; can work extra hours above their normal schedule and who can multitask in a fast paced environment.  The position is full time with some weekend coverage and is located in our Putnam location.  The hours for this role are Monday thru Friday 8 AM to 4 PM or 9 AM to 5 PM

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Support the care team and its patients by providing and documenting nursing care following established standards and practices

  • Provide patient care and education and assist in locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources

  • Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
  • Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)

  • Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality

  • Provide attention to patients in a manner that builds confidence, trust and loyalty

  • Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording(as applicable): Height and weight, Temperature, Blood pressure, Head circumference, Current medications and Chief complaint and history

  • Triage patients according to approved protocols and consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines. Answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed using the EHR

  • Provide and document patient care such as giving injections and performing preventive screenings

  • Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition

  • Carry out standing orders (i.e., authorizing prescription refills and ordering tests) consistent with ProHealth's policies and procedures

  • Schedule tests, treatments and follow up visits on behalf of patients. Assist patients with identifying suitable outside resources for disease management and other services; refer patients when appropriate

  • As appropriate, conduct outreach to patients in need of appointments or other services, to communicate test results and other information, and to follow up after appointments to be sure patients are following their plan of care

  • Monitor task list in order to respond to tasks in a timely manner, follow up on overdue orders and monitor status of critical referrals

  • Order supplies and vaccines and maintain appropriate records. Prepare and maintain equipment including sterilization

  • Conduct orientation of clinical support staff and provide training/coaching for staff related to clinical issues

  • Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA and CLIA regulations and ProHealth policies

  • Assist care team to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork

  • Perform other duties as assigned
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Posted: 2019-05-08 Expires: 2019-08-18

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General Practice Physician
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Overall Rating: 95/220
Median Salary: $138,100

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