Department/Organization: 208122 - Community Med & Population Health
Normal Work Schedule: The UA CV19 Support Program is open 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week and individual may be asked to work nights or weekends on occasion.
Note to Applicants: Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program.
Job Summary:Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program. The LPN is responsible for facilitating quality patient care and treatment within the scope of his/her license by providing medical/surgical assistance to physicians and registered nurses and by preparing patients for visits. In addition, the LPN may screen calls, schedule appointments and follow-up visits, and provide nursing care as authorized by current certifications.
Additional Department Summary: The LPN is responsible for facilitating quality patient care and treatment within the scope of his/her license by providing medical/surgical assistance to the UA COVID 19 Response team, physicians, and registered nurses and by preparing patients for visits. In addition, the LPN may screen calls, schedule appointments and follow-up visits, and provide nursing care as authorized by current certifications. The LPN partners with the other clinical staff and providers to ensure medical students, residents and other learners academic and clinical experience prepares them to succeed in their post education endeavors. The LPN will also partner with the enterprise services division of the college, including Health Informatics, Medical Billing, Medical Records and others to ensure patient billing and documentation are complete and accurate and follow all HIPPA and other regulatory requirements. Continuation of this position will be contingent on funding and length of need of the program.
Required Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or the equivalent. Basic knowledge in the usage of personal computers. Must be licensed as a LPN in the State of Alabama in good standing.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must be licensed as a LPN in the State of Alabama in good standing. Must have a current CPR certification and have used an electronic health record system in a previous learning or employed role
Skills and Knowledge: Ability to perform disease surveillance testing care as directed by a physician, nurse practitioner or other qualified medical professional. Efficient and accurate computer and data entry skills. Excellent communication, public relations and customer service and telephone etiquette skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Desire to exemplify the core values and mission of the organization, always exercising utmost discretion, diplomacy and tact in patient/staff interactions. Willingness to learn and consistently deliver patient centered high quality customer friendly service. Understanding of the need for strict confidentially of protected health information and the requirement to follow HIPAA regulations at all times. Punctual and reliable, understanding that case care is paramount, and extended work hours are needed during busier times. Lab and testing experience preferred.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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