Registered Medical Assistant or LPN – Vein & Vascular Clinic (Conway/Russellville area) FT

Full Time Job Category: Clinic, Days, LPN, Skilled Shift Type:
Conway Clinic Conway, AR

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting clinical team members by performing a variety of duties for patients within the patient-focused care system and under the direction/supervision of a physician/mid-level provider, registered nurse and/or licensed practical nurse. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement and equipment maintenance and for POC testing.

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, but with flexibility to cover all hours based on clinic/patient needs.

Primary Duties:

  • Ensures facility paperwork is available and actively participates in the admission process (i.e., patient arrival/check-in for clinic visit).
  • Actively participates in administering patient care and ensures a safe and comforting environment.
  • Responds to patients’ needs in a timely manner.
  • Performs/assists with positioning patients and transferring patients (i.e., from wheelchair to exam table or bed; from bed to chair, wheelchair or stretcher). Transports patients as needed.
  • Reports changes in condition to the nurse in a timely manner.
  • Maintains personal responsibility for professional growth and development.
  • Applies the knowledge of growth and development to appropriate patient populations.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Maintains universal precautions.
  • May travel to satellite clinics.
  • Performs other assigned duties as directed by supervisor based on demonstrated competency.

Technical Activities:

  • Establishes patient setup/connection tasks including inputting patient specific data in electronic health record and EKG equipment.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform 12 lead EKG.
  • Obtains weight and basic patient information for all clinic visits.
  • Monitors and performs vital signs using a variety of equipment, inputs data into electronic health record and reports abnormalities/unanticipated changes to nurse.
  • Provides clerical support as needed.
  • May obtain accurate medication list from patient or care giver and inputs into electronic health record.
  • May monitor clinic schedules for arrival of patients via electronic health record and retrieves patient from lobby after check-in process is completed by registration clerk.

Qualifications/Specifications:

  • Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. required (if hired after January 1, 2003). Graduate of an accredited  Medical Assistant program or Licensed Practical Nurse  diploma required.
  • Licensure/Certification: RMA certification or LPN licensed for the state of Arkansas required. BLS certification required. Basic EKG skills required within 6 months of employment.  Certification is to be renewed by recommended rene