RN or LPN $2000 bonus Pediatric office 30 or 32 hours w/benefits - Pittsfield

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Community Health Programs
PO Box 30
GT BARRINGTON, MA 01230

Fax:(413)528-2863
Website: communityhealthprograms.org/

Company Description:
Community Health Programs is a network of health centers and caring professionals that provide outstanding primary and preventive care for patients of all ages. What’s truly unique to CHP is our broad spectrum of support services that extend beyond medical and dental issues to strengthen families and improve children’s well-being. The region is a federally designated rural community and a Medically Underserved Population Area.

Community Health Programs embraces its role as a nonprofit health care provider and community partner. We are a leader in the communities we serve by providing high quality healthcare, dental services, wellness education and family support services. CHP outreach provides free health screenings, insurance enrollment assistance as well as information so people can learn how to take better care of themselves and their families.

RN or LPN $2000 bonus Pediatric office 30 or 32 hours w/benefits - Pittsfield
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Part Time
Healthcare Office
Associate Degree
Preferred
2+
Preferred
Mass. Nursing license and CPR

Summary:  The RN/LPN  triages patients by telephone or walk-in to determine the urgency and level of care needed. The RN/LPN is responsible for assisting the Practice Manager in the supervision of clinical support staff working within the office and for assisting in patient care under the guidance of CHP Physicians. Duties will be performed as assigned and allowed under their license. The RN/LPN contributes to a work environment that is caring, collaborative, and innovative. This person will support CHP’s mission, vision, and values and will adhere to compliance protocols as well as CHP’s policies and procedures.

 

Registered Nurse/LPN Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates comprehensive care for all patients.
  • Provide relevant patient education, both written and verbally, including education during the initial pregnancy visit, post-operative and post-partum.
  • Make patient appointments, as necessary, and coordinate timely scheduling of appointments for ancillary services and specialty referrals.
  • Respond to patient emergencies, within the scope of RN/LPN license.
  • Screen, triage and responds to patients inquires via by telephone, EMR messages or walk-in; approve same day visits when appropriate; assist with referrals to area specialists; PT-1 forms; patient education; supervising medical assistants as needed.
  • Assist physicians in all procedures requiring nursing level support; administers immunizations as well as allergy shots; manage requests for prescription medication; process laboratory results, pull charts, review and hold partials- flagging abnormal for provider review and filing normal; contacting patients with results as directed; chart all procedures performed.
  • Assist with running daily controls on equipment; assist in charting for quality assurance (HCG, strep, sickle cell, urinalysis dipstick, etc.); ensures that billing codes are correct; other routine office duties as requested.
  • Assists with rooming patients as necessary to maintain patient flow.
  • Answers staff questions within scope of practice.
  • Provides staff training as assigned by the Practice Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent multi-tasking, communication and organization skills.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Ability to understand people and situations.
  • Ability to provide people-centered care.
  • Ability to improve nursing quality.

 

Essential Skills and Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • An RN/LPN/ and/or a BSN from an accredited school of nursing are required.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an ambulatory setting is preferred. Recent experience in the medical office/outpatient preferred.
  • Electronic medical records experience is required. Experience with Athena is a plus.
  • Licensed as a RN/LPN by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.