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$52,000 – $62,000 yearly

11th Hour Service

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Our client provides its self-referred patients with holistic, evidence-based healthcare that supports the start and maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. Our eight clinics include seven opioid treatment programs in the communities of Brooklyn and Manhattan. In addition to offering primary medical care and comprehensive HIV/AIDS (and HEP C treatment) services, we also provide mental health counseling to adolescents. Position Summary: Reporting to the Registered Nurse- Head Nurse will provide for medication dispensing and nursing assistance in the diagnosis, and continuous primary medical care to patients. Responsibilities: Dispense medication while verifying the identification and observes the behavior of patients to whom medication or other medical services are provided. Reconcile and provide daily and weekly medication inventory after dispensing. Must adhere to all procedures referable to accounting for medication dispensed to patients and reporting any deviations from dispensing and medication accountability procedures immediately to the Head Nurse, Director of Nursing, Chief of the Medical Unit or Mid-level provider and Clinic Director and complete appropriate reports in its timeframe. In the absence of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMT), will perform all CMT’s responsibilities to assure continuity of care to patients and continued operation of the clinic. Participate in Interdisciplinary team meetings (IDT). Assists the Head Nurse in the performance of the Head Nurse's duties in the absence of a Registered Nurse. In the absence of the Head Nurse the most senior LPN will perform all Head Nurse responsibilities to assure the continued operation of the clinic. Prepare and host Patient Education group when assigned and provide R&E with documentations from presentation. Performs the appropriate independent nursing follow-up care of patients. Assists in the identification and recall of patients for follow-up medical and nursing care, this includes the monitoring of urine toxicology. Perform patient call-backs and complete encounter upon their return. Assists in the performance of admission and annual physical examinations, including ensuring all applicable consent forms are signed by the patients and uploaded to their charts while maintaining patient confidentiality. Provides the physician or Mid-Level provider with urine toxicology and other laboratory data as they become available for an efficient medical encounter. Attends on a punctual basis at least ten (10) medical meetings annually and shall serve as a member of one of the Agency’s Standing Committees. Participate in at least two (2) professional educational classes, seminar or CME for knowledge expansion and/or professional development annually. Participates in the review of clinic monthly dashboards and perform any task(s) that contributes to the improvement of outcomes, improve the quality of care, improve the productivity of medical staff, and to improve patient satisfaction with the medical/nursing care they receive. Perform check and balance of Annual Physical Exams (APEs) and Admissions components to ensure completeness on a timely basis. Perform monthly checks as assigned by the Head Nurse or Director of Nursing. Must report to any of the 7 MTP locations as assigned as a floater based on staffing needs. Participate in Peer Reviews. Performs any and all tasks necessary to enhance reimbursement and reduce denials for services rendered, including reviewing of ICD codes. Triage patient for medical encounters that includes but not limited to performing, phlebotomy (including ensuring all specimens are packaged and sent to lab as ordered), EKGs, immunizations, assists in urine collection for both urinalysis and toxicology, vital signs, as a Limited Service Laboratory, perform both laboratory and waived tests, which include but not limited to, glucose, pregnancy, COVID, and influenza and document encounter with nursing notes in the EMR system. Identifies issues that may arise with the lab or medical equipment and give notification to the Head Nurse. Perform calibration checks to make sure devices are functioning properly. Maintain temperature logs Assists the physician, Nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the performance of any procedures including but not limited to, wound care and pelvic examinations. Enter inventory (medication and vaccines) into ECR and EMR systems respectively and reconcile balance. Assist in dose verifications and document in the EMR system. Daily maintain inventory levels of medical and dispensing supplies for continuity of care. Daily maintain the integrity of both the medical and dispensing area by adhering to safety procedure and regulations. Performs any other duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse-Head Nurse, Clinic Director, Chief of the Medical Unit, Mid-Level provider, Chief Medical Officer and/or Director of Nursing as outlined within the Clinical/Operational Manual, and its amendments or interim changes. Demonstrates exemplary customer service skills and always displays a high level of professionalism and adaptability Responsible to maintain professional certifications and licensures. Adheres to all organizations' policy and participates in all mandatory trainings. Qualifications: Associate’s Degree. Licensed Practical Nursing state certification required. Three (3) years of nursing experience is preferred. Phlebotomy Certification preferred. Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of (Electronic Medical Records (EMR) required. Methadone or Suboxone dispensing experience a plus. Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and co-workers. Strong teamwork capabilities. Passionate about working with individuals who needs assistance. Bilingual in Spanish a plus. Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Licensed Practical Nurse job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the position. While performing the responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse job, the employee is required to talk, write and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. 11th Hour Service is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status

Company Details

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
About 11th Hour Service 11th Hour Service was founded in 2006 by two Veterans, and alumni of Big 4 and large multinational consulting firms. Originally established as an executive head hunting and staffing firm – 11th Hour Search – our team developed a unique, proactive, and swift proprietary talent identification process rooted in excellence, but always grounded in quality, which is...