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LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse or CMA - Certified Medical Assistant - Children's Clinic - Full Time Days

Posted: 09/18/2022

Facility: Bemidji 1611 Clinic
Location: Bemidji, MN
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts Job Schedule: Full time Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $18.75 - $25.94
Union Position: Yes

Department Details

$2,500 Sign On Bonus with an Additional $250 Towards New Scrubs Available for Eligible LPN Applicants! 

Come join our Pediatrics team!

Reasons to love this job:

  • Team of five Pediatricians

  • Pediatric Psychologist located within the department

  • Two Registered Nurses within the department

  • Exceptional teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration exhibited amongst the entire team

  • Fast paced environment

  • Build long-term relationships with patients and their families

  • Team cares for patients from birth to 17 years of age

  • Daily direct patient care includes well visits, preventative care, and management of chronic illnesses

  • Sub-Specialist outreach services including Pediatrics Cardiology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Endocrinology, Oncology/Hematology, and Diabetes come monthly to ensure comprehensive care is available in our community

Job Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. The Medical Assistant (CMA) functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of practice. LPN: The LPN ensures the health, comfort and safety of patients. The LPN documents a thorough medical history from patient. Contributes to the assessment of patients and administers medications or treatments as ordered. The LPN provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Counseling patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on prevention and treatment plans. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical setting.

CMA: The CMA in the ambulatory care setting collects subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and communicates this data to the health care provider. The CMA participates in the care of patients by providing contributing data to licensed health care professionals; and following through on the patient's plan of care under the direction of the provider. Communicates the provider's written instructions for care to the patient, or caregiver, by transmission of specifically defined information. The CMA will participate in care for patients, across the lifespan, in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, treatment, and follow-up as patients move in and out of care settings. The CMA performs a variety of duties under the direct supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine. A sampling of the specialized clinical duties performed includes, but is not limited to, obtaining vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, observing and reporting patient's signs or symptoms, and performing point of care testing.

Qualifications

LPN: Must have graduated from a school or college of nursing program leading to licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Associate's degree in practical nursing is preferred.

Specific services/positions may have additional education, training or experience requirements. Must have attended a pre-licensure nursing program that included supervised clinical experience across the life span as part of the curriculum or have had a minimum of 400 hours of experience as a RN (or LPN) at another facility.

Requires current licensure as a practical nurse in the state/states of practice.

CMA: High school diploma; some college preferred. Successful completion of Medical Assistant course. Must maintain national Medical Assistant certification.