LVN or Medical Assistant (PRN - South Region)
Buda, TX
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Job Description

ABOUT AUSTIN REGIONAL CLINIC:

We have been voted a top Central Texas employer by our employees for 13 years! We have 26 locations and are one of central Texas' largest professional medical groups. We offer the following benefits to eligible team members: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Time Off, 401(k), EAP, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Child Care Assistance, Health & Fitness, Sick Child Care Assistance and Development. For more information visit https://www.austinregionalclinic.com/careers/

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to all company policies, including but not limited to, OSHA, HIPAA, compliance and Code of Conduct.
  • Regular and dependable attendance.
  • Follows the core competencies set forth by the Company, which are available for review on CMSweb.
  • Works holiday shift(s) as required by Company policy.
  • Accurately and completely reports and documents status, care rendered, response to care, provider orders, contacts with patient and/or other healthcare providers.
  • Refills medication following the ARC refill protocols.
  • Accurately and completely rooms patients, takes and documents vital signs, prepares patients for provider exam
  • Follows clinic protocols and directions given by nursing team leader or supervisor.
  • Performs diagnostic testing including but not limited to EKGs, audiograms, tympanograms, spirometry, and visual screenings with reporting and documentation as appropriate.
  • Monitors inventory of medical and/or office supplies and equipment, ensuring units and/or rooms are properly stocked and supplies are current and not expired. Orders supplies as needed.
  • Responsible for reviewing both Provider refill in basket and assisting with daily medication refill request using the ARC refill protocol.
  • Responsible for reviewing EPIC triage call in basket for any callbacks.
  • Cleans patient rooms as needed, including proper handling of dirty laundry.
  • Ensures laundry cart is stocked with fresh linens on a daily basis.
  • May assist providers with sigmoidoscopy exams and cardiac stress testing by setting up equipment, assisting with patient preparation, and cleaning and storing equipment after exam. Reports and documents appropriately.
  • Maintains equipment (autoclaves, sterilizes, washes speculums, checks expiration dates, etc.)
  • LVN:
    • Administers medications and injections.
    • Provides direct nursing care to patients and distributes medications and treatments under physician order according to accepted standards of care.
    • Teaches and counsels patients and families concerning heath assessment and care including prevention of disease and health maintenance.
    • May provide vaccine management including ordering and monitoring vaccine usage/wastage, facilitating the maintenance of the vaccines, participating in educational opportunities, utilizing the Texas Vaccine for Children Provider Manual, and completing reportable documentation as recommended by Texas Department of State Health Services.
    • May facilitate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the immunization program.
    • Calls patients and informs of lab results.
    • Accurately and completely reports and documents status, care rendered, response to care, provider orders, contacts with patient and/or other healthcare providers.
    • Accurately and completely performs patient follow-up activities including laboratory results and diagnostics, appointments, referrals, medications, and call backs.
    • Participates in the orientation of new employees.
  • Staff Medical Assistant:
    • Provides patients with educational materials as directed.
    • Administers medication under physician's direction and within the scope of practice as demonstrated by completion of training and testing.
    • Responsible for reviewing result note in basket and calling /informing patients of normal lab results.
    • Reviews provider instructions regarding abnormal results.

QUALIFICATIONS:

LVN:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduation from an accredited school of vocational nursing.

Experience: Previous experience in an ambulatory or acute care setting preferred.

Required Certificate/License: Current licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) in the State of Texas and current AHA approved Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card required. Will be required to maintain a current vocational nursing license and CPR certification during employment.

Staff Medical Assistant:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of medical assistant program or military MA program preferred.

Experience: Six (6) months or more experience either working as a Medical Assistant or working in a clinical care setting providing direct patient care beyond Activities of Daily Living (ADL).

Certificate/License: Certification preferred. Current AHA approved Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course completion card required. Will be required to maintain a current CPR certification during employment.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Additional compensation for travel.

Job Type Full-time