Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant (Work-Up) Main Clinic (FT)

Full Time Job Category: Nursing Support Shift Type: Days
Little Rock Clinic Little Rock, AR

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the scope of practice of an LPN or Medical Assistant using the patient-focused care system and under the direction/supervision of an RN or physician.

Primary Duties

Patient Care:

  • Actively participates directly with patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
  • Responds to patient needs in a timely manner.
  • Transports patients as needed.
  • Welcomes patients and ensures the admission paperwork is available; actively participates in the admission process.
  • Performs/Assists with positioning patients and transferring patients from bed to chair or wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Performs/Assists with range of motion exercises and ambulating.
  • Reports abnormal conditions to the RN or physician in a timely manner.
  • Identifies the organization of the human body, including its systems, structure and functions.
  • Demonstrates general principles of cleanliness (asepsis).
  • Applies the principle of basic nutrition to patient care.
  • Provides basic emergency care.
  • Coordinates the booking and scheduling of patients for procedures/appointments
  • Serves as liaison with physician/facility, patient and families regarding patient care.
  • Performs other duties as directed by supervisor, based on demonstrated competency.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains universal precautions.

Clinic patient work up 

  • Actively solicits information from patient’s doctor’s office staff, and  insurance pre-certification information
  • Explains procedures and answers questions regarding patient care and scheduled procedures.
  • Identifies, reports and records changes that result from disease or trauma to patient’s respiratory, cardiovascular, neurologic, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, reproductive, musculoskeletal, metabolic, psychological, integumentary, sensory, immune, hematologic and nutritional systems.
  • Able to apply simple dressings and assist RN/MD with more complex dressings.
  • Accurate and complete medication reconciliation.
  • Completely update the patient’s medical record at each visit including allergies, hospitalizations, and surgeries in the electronic medical record system with timeliness and accuracy.
  • Documents Flu and Pneumonia immunizations.
  • Performs 12 lead EKG
  • Obtains weight and basic patient information.
  • Performs phlebotomy and blood glucose monitoring.
  • Travels to outreach satellite clinics.
  • Performs clerical duties as needed.


  • Education: Graduate of an accredited Practical Nurse program or Medical Assistant program required.
  • Licensure/ Certification:  If LPN – Current state licensure as a Practical Nurse or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact required. Current BLS at time of employment.
  • Experience: None required. Minimum of 6 months’ continuous LPN or Medical Assistant experience preferred.