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Physician Office Nurse - Urogynecology

Company: WellSpan Health
Location: Gettysburg
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Open to a Medical Assistant OR LPN for this Gettysburg Location - Occasional Travel to Greencastle Urogynecology dept.Location: 455 S Washington Street Gettysburg, PA 17325Schedule: 1st Shift DaysJob DescriptionOur medical group of almost 5,000 employees is strong and growing fast! We have medical practices that represent 51 specialty areas of medicine across 77 locations throughout Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland. Wherever your patient care interests fall - whether it's caring for babies, to end of life care, or anywhere in between to include urgent care - join our amazing team and learn for yourself why WellSpan was just recognized in the Forbes' list of the 100 best employers in Pennsylvania, with a ranking of No. 24!Working together, our goal is to improve lives through exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. Our culture is one of respect, diversity and inclusion.Benefits Information

General SummaryUnder the general supervision of the Clinical Nursing Coordinator and/or the Practice Manager, provides safe, therapeutic and efficient care and services to patients. Functions as a member of the health care team at an intermediate nursing level to assist in the planning and implementation of patient care based upon sound nursing judgment, clinical preparation, knowledge, skills and experience. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. In addition, serves as a nursing resource for clinical staff and may serve as the key clinical contact in the absence of the Clinical Coordinator or Clinical Team Lead by providing support for clinical staff scheduling and competency oversight of clinicians.Duties and Responsibilities1 Performs specialized procedures, examinations and/or tests as ordered.2 In collaboration with Physician/APC, reinforces health education, counseling, and advice to patients and families on topics such as healthy life style changes. Effectively assesses patient educational needs, prioritizes patient's learning needs, identifies barriers to learning, and uses various educational tools to encourage the non-adherent patient.3 Tracks, reviews, and monitors the follow-up of diagnostic test results to ensure the physician/APC have verified results and patient has been notified. Provides related education, counseling, ongoing review, and monitoring regarding diagnostic tests (i.e., INR results in Anticoagulation Clinic) under the collaboration of the Physician/APC. Assists in the management of patient care between visits.4 Assesses patient's/caller's health status based upon presenting symptoms and follows defined protocols. Determines the urgency for care and directs patient/caller to the most appropriate level of care. Should access not be readily available at the practice, will direct patient/caller to an acceptable alternative venue of care. Seeks Physician/APC advice appropriately.Required Education & ExperienceLicensed Practical Nurse Degree or License; GPN's will be consideredBCLS certificationRequired SkillsStrong computer skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills

Keywords: WellSpan Health, Ellicott City , Physician Office Nurse - Urogynecology, Healthcare , Gettysburg, Maryland

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