Lahey Health Medical Office Nurse/Full Time/Danvers in Danvers, Massachusetts
Primary Care is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environmentfor all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Under supervision of the Practice Manager site manager, performs all nursing functions in a primary care office setting for patients of all ages.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Telephone triage and assessment
Renders patient care within the scope of their training, including administering immunizations and allergy injections, performs blood draws, obtains height, weight and blood pressure on all patients and documents appropriately in patient’s chart.
Assists physicians with minor procedures and completes physicals.
Prepares exam rooms and restocks supplies.
Calls in prescription refill orders and coordinates patient care with other providers and or facilities.
Coordinates operational activities of the practice.
Works with patient population for Chronic Care Management
Conducts Medicare Annual Wellness visits
Manages hospital discharges with interactive communication with patients
Maintain strict adherence to the Lahey Health Confidentiality policy.
Incorporate Lahey Health Standards of Behavior and CREATE Values.
Comply with all Lahey Health Policies.
Comply with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Health.
Maintain courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
Demonstrate an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
Demonstrate a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
Participate in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
Participate in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
Perform all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Nursing degree required.
Licensure, Certification & Registration:
RN licensed to practice in state of Massachusetts. Must maintain BLS certification.
Medical Office experience is preferred.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Excellent communications skills to effectively educate and assist patients as well as interacting with providers and staff. Ablility to make sound decisions under pressure. Ablility to handle confidentiality information. Must have the
organizational skills and the ability to follow through on tasks.
Physician/Allied Health Professional
To provide accurate patient triage and patient care responsibilities.
To provide patient assessment and education regarding all aspects of patient care.
To follow on-going instruction to meet the needs of the patients and the site.
To assist with patient flow. To provide support and guidance as needed.
Sr. Clinical Nurse/other nursing staff.
To follow on-going instruction to meet the needs of patients and providers.