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MA/LPN

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title MA/LPN
Job Category Medical
Posting Number 20172500
Position Status Active-Full-Time
Positions Supervised
Customer Service Statement

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the Group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary

CUSTOMER SERVICE: Demonstrate adherence to the group’s Customer Service Standards designed to support the mission of USF Health: enhancing life by improving health through research, education and healthcare. Our commitment is to improve the full spectrum of health, from the environment, to the community, to the individual. Together, through talent and innovation, USF Health is developing real-world solutions to reach our shared value – making life better.

Position Summary: Performs sub-professional nursing work in the care and treatment of patients, provides nursing support for faculty, house staff and medical students in the care of patients at the University of South Florida Medical Clinics under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nurse Manager/Supervisor. Assists staff, providers, residents and medical students with patient care, clerical, and organizational tasks, using a team based approach in providing patient care. Performs lead assignments.

Note: Must successfully demonstrate competencies within job position.

Position Requirements

Licensed Practical Nurse (graduate of an approved program)
•Current Florida License
•One year general nursing experience
•Any equivalent combination of education and experience

Customer Service Performance

CUSTOMER SERVICE PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Courteous and helpful behavior towards patients, physicians, coworkers and external customers; professional and efficient verbal and written communications; accomplishing tasks through teamwork and initiative; and ensuring a timely and thorough response to complaints and/or critiques, and anticipating the needs of all you come in contact with.

Physical Demands

Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds. Moving, lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds, as well as assist with weights of more than one-hundred (100) pounds. Ability to stand for extended periods. Fine motor skills. Visual acuity. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stoop, stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift or move 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Location MORSANI - USF TAMPA
Department Name NEUROLOGY
Work Schedule Summary

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage 65
Duties

Patient Care Management
? Checks patient in and out in a timely manner
? Vital signs/measurements are taken and recorded in the EMR
? Prepares patient and assists provider with exams/treatments
? Provides basic life support (BLS) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as needed
? Provides basic lab procedures/collects lab specimens
? Performs phlebotomy skills
? Manages refill prescriptions as authorized by provider
? Conducts patient education
? Adheres to infection control / safety guidelines
? Administers Subcutaneous, Intradermal and Intramuscular injections
? Follows Departmental Clinical Procedures and Policies and adhere to Florida State Board of Nursing regulations and scope of practice.

Percentage 30
Duties

? Organizational Tasks
? Schedules diagnostic studies
? Processes messages and responds in timely manner
? Obtains lab results and documents in the medical record
? Reviews medical record documentation prior to patient visit for completeness / preps medical record
? Coordinates emergency visits or “add-on” patients
? Orders medical supplies as needed
? Stocks exam room/ work area
? Act as a liaison between providers, patients, pharmacies, hospitals, other health professionals and nonclinical staff to provide a team approach to patient care. (team meetings, daily huddles to review daily schedules and enhance patient care)
? Serves as a clinic Preceptor for new staff
? Prepares / submits appropriate Provider clinic change forms as directed by Provider and/or supervisor

Percentage 5
Duties

- Attends meetings and participates on clinical committees and task-forces as assigned or deemed necessary.

Percentage 5
Duties

Other duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently Certified or Registered as a Medical Assistant through one of the national certifying organizations, i.e. NHA, AAMA, AMT, etc.? (Copy of documentation MUST be attached.)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a current FL Nursing license?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Are you BLS/AED certified?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Have you worked with an electronic health record before?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. License and Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3