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Lead LPN - Internal Medicine, Town & Country MO

Job Description

Job ID: 1195329
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Medical Group is a dynamic, multidisciplinary group with locations across the St. Louis metropolitan and outlying areas. The physicians, providers and staff of BJC Medical Group provide the highest level of care to thousands of patients every day.

Internal Medicine Specialists is located in Town & Country, MO on the campus of Missouri Baptist Medical Center and focuses on Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.


Overview


Role Purpose

The Lead Staff LPN is responsible for leading a team of Medical Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) in providing patient care under the direction of a physician or other licensed provider. This position serves as an experienced role model within the practice by supporting compliance, providing cross-training, ensuring efficient flow of daily operations with all personnel and patients, following practice protocols and performing procedures within the practice.


Responsibilities

  • Acts as LPN/MA clinical subject matter expert to assist practice management in oversight of coverage and daily patient operations; ensures that clinical protocols and patient assessment guidelines are followed in accordance with standard operating procedures and compliance guidelines.
  • Provides and monitors training and oversight of clinical personnel regarding their respective job functions and/or assumes the job responsibility for staff members who might need help or coverage with their assigned duties.
  • Provides general nursing services to patients under the supervision of a physician, within the scope of practice for the LPN; appropriately documents patient assessment and treatment protocols in accordance with compliance standards; trains and performs various lab procedures according to set standards.
  • Performs triage of incoming escalated patient requests.
  • Monitors enforcement of HIPAA, CLIA, OSHA, Medication Management and Infection Prevention procedures for cleaning and sterilization of equipment or instruments.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Assc Deg and/or Equivalent Exp
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer