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  • Barnegat, NJ
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Licensed Practical Nurse

Salary
Estimated: $49.4K - $62.5K a year

Job Description

Advocare, LLC is a partnership of the top doctors in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including pediatricians, family practice doctors and specialists. As part of the team, you’ll work side-by-side with forward-thinking professionals who strive to provide the highest quality medical care by meeting and exceeding standards for clinical outcomes while delivering exceptional patient service in an evolving healthcare environment.

Essential Functions:
Provides general nursing care to patients.

Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies and materials. Prepares list of medical supplies needed.

Ensures cleanliness.

Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.

Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.

Educates patient & family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness.

Ensures appointment preferences are given to patients in emergency situations. Greets patients and prepares them for physician examination. Screens patients for appropriation information. Instruct patients in collection of samples and tests.

Maintains/reviews patient records, charts, and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results.

Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies.

Perform other duties/tasks as requested by providers, coordinators, and management in accordance with office procedures/policies.

Maintain confidentiality and use discretion when handling patient's medical records and information.

Required Skills/Abilities:
Firm grasp on medical practices, administrative processes, and organizational policies

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Proficient in administrative tasks

Must be highly organized and detail-oriented; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility

Familiarity with medical terminology and digital record systems

Ability to communicate effectively and verbalize ideas

Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands and demonstrates the highest level of customer/client service and response

Demonstrates ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Education and Experience:
Must have an active LPN license

Completion of an approved LPN program required

Minimum of one-year professional nursing experience, clinic experience preferred.

Must maintain CPR certification

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