HEALTHCARE PARTNERS INVESTMENTS, LLC

LPN Pre-Admission Testing - Community Hospital North Campus

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General Information
Location  9800 Broadway Extension
Oklahoma City, OK 73114
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt FT
Job Category  Clinical
Description

Position Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for facilitating the flow of patients through the pre-admission testing process.  The primary function of this job is to gather information, perform various pre-operative tests and ensure that patients are escorted through the diagnostic testing process in an efficient, complete and timely manner that models the customer service policy of the hospital.  The nurse must demonstrate the ability to adjust to changing workflow assignments in a fast paced work unit and work as a team member, performing other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently demonstrates premier customer service and communication skills with all internal and external customers/contacts to ensure the patient and their family members have the best hospital encounter possible
  • Provides pre-op testing of surgical patients in Outpatient Pre-op Clinic according to policy/procedure and care standards.
  • Maintains knowledge of medications, equipment, expected patient outcomes and anticipated complications.
  • Coordinates patient care with the multidisciplinary team, prioritizing the needs of the patient and the department.
  • Demonstrates the ability to interpret and implement physician orders.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform various skills used in pre-op testing, i.e. phlebotomy, acquisition of EKGs, vital signs and other as indicated on physician orders.
  • Satisfactorily demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties outlined in this job description as well as continually demonstrates competency in performing the job duties.
  • Adhere to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

 

Accountability:

  • Reports to: Director of Pre-Admission Testing
  • Supervises:  AUA/MA

 

Qualifications: 

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse with the State of Oklahoma required.
  • Computer and office equipment skills required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Medical Office experience preferred.
  • BLS healthcare provider required within 30 days of hire, if not currently certified.

 

Required Physical Demands:    

  • Strength (Lift, Carry, Push, Pull): Heavy (exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 lbs to 20 lbs of force constantly to move objects)
  • Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exists 2/3 or more of the time
  • Keyboard/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
  • Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
  • Seeing: Yes
  • Hearing: Yes
  • Color Acuity: Yes

 

Environmental Conditions:        

            Level: High

High exposure to hazardous risks including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment and chemicals.  Must follow standard precautions. 

 

Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse with the State of Oklahoma required.
  • Computer and office equipment skills required.
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Medical Office experience preferred.
  • BLS healthcare provider required within 30 days of hire, if not currently certified.
Additional information
Company  Community Hospital, LLC
Department  Pre-Admission Testing North
Physical Location  Community Hospital North (OKC)
Shift  M-F, Days