LPN - Cardiology
Company: SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: July 15, 2019
Role Purpose: -- Under the supervision of the Physician, implement
nursing care to patients in the Clinic. -- Responsibilities:
Initiate patient contact and prepare patient by obtaining vital
signs and a brief history. ------ Assist physicians in patient
examination, evaluation, and clinical procedures as needed.
Initiate or assist physicians with emergency measures including,
but not limited to, the following: CPR, oxygen administration, IV
placement, hemostatic measures insertion, maintenance of oral
pharyngeal airway, and institution of monitoring measures including
12-lead EKG.-- Clean exam rooms after each use and prepares room
for next patient. Operate autoclave to ensure sterility of all
instruments and materials.-- ---- Maintain patient medical records
and ensure proper documentation of examinations, evaluations, and
treatments rendered, laboratory and radiology procedures and
results, and prescriptions written or authorized in the office or
by telephone. ------ Instruct patient in examination and diagnostic
procedures that are to be performed. Ensures that follow up
instructions are given and that the patient fully understands these
instructions. Provide specific patient education as prescribed by
the physician. ------ Accept responsibility for managing all
patient telephone calls of a clinical nature, communicating with
the physician as appropriate and providing information to the
patient as directed by the physician. Provide adequate clinical
support for front office personnel. -- ---- Encourage a supportive
environment for both staff and patients and is aware of the
psychosocial and confidentiality needs of patients and their
families. ------ Perform other duties that correspond to the
overall functions of this position.Minimum Qualifications: Licensed
by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Current CPR (Healthcare Provider). Physical Requirements: --
Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the
following physical capabilities: Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or
pulling up to 25 lbs. Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily
Standing or walking more than 5 hours a day Running to respond to
patient emergencies Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling
more than 3 hours a day. Visual acuity in order to correctly
distinguish skin tone variations, evidence of IV infiltration,
infection; able to read telemetry, blood pressure gauges, etc.
Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds
(i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds). Audio acuity to
discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that
would indicate dangerous or improper operation About SSM St.
Anthony's Hospital --St. Anthony Hospital is a 601-bed regional
referral facility specializing in cardiology, oncology, surgery and
behavioral medicine. The hospital, established in 1898, is located
in Midtown Oklahoma City and serves the needs of Central Oklahoma,
as well as many counties throughout Oklahoma, through its large
rural affiliate network of hospitals. Four St. Anthony Healthplex
campuses provide convenient emergency and outpatient service access
to the outlying communities of the metropolitan area. St. Anthony
added urgent care services in May 2015 at St. Anthony North. St.
Anthony has received numerous awards including the Oklahoma Quality
Award for Excellence, Certified Healthy Business, Premier QUEST--
Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit, among others.
Healthsights ranks St. Anthony at performance levels for quality
and patient satisfaction higher than local competitors and many
national health care organizations.
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