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Website Native American Community Clinic

JOB SUMMARY: NACC’s mission is to promote the health & wellness of mind, body, and spirit of Native American families. We offer a full range of healthcare services that include Medical, Behavioral Health, Dental, and Substance Abuse. This position is primarily responsible for assisting in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the delivery of patient care. This position is also responsible for providing individualized patient care to promote the restoration of health and achievement of patient health goals by performing the following duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs and records: vital signs, health screens, vision checks, hearing checks, and other assessments.

  • Performs patient call-backs, and follow-ups, as needed.

  • Prepares, explains, educates and guides patients in preparation for exams, procedures, diagnostic tests, preparation for discharge, referral, follow-up, and/or re-scheduling.

  • Prepares equipment for and assists with patient exams, tests and procedures.

  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment and disposes of contaminated supplies. Participates in Performance Improvement and Quality Control, as instructed.

  • Administers and documents immunizations for children and adults. Performs appropriate procedures, injections, and blood/urine collections. Assists with lab procedures, tests and processes, as instructed.

  • Possesses knowledge of costs, billing, and coding procedures. Assures all biohazardous materials are properly disposed.

  • Assist in training new staff.

  • Performs all in-house lab tests independently and accurately. Maintains, organizes, and updates the electronic medical record.

  • Assists with retrieving patient records, faxing records and documenting outcomes. Retrieves MIIC (Minnesota Immunization Information Connection) data.

  • Checks, organizes, and resupplies exam rooms during and between patient visits and at the end of day.

  • Organizes, cleans, and maintains the cleaning and sterilization area, as needed. Knows and understands the tools and equipment in each area.

  • Orders appropriate and needed supplies and equipment. Correctly completes clinic forms and related procedures. Attends and participates in scheduled meetings.

  • Participates in performance peer reviews.

  • Reviews, understands, follows and applies policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Manual.

  • Behaves in a professional, courteous, and engaging manner in all interactions.

Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or experience: LPN qualified via license[SM1] and educational achievment from a college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Two[SM2] or more years of experience in a medical clinic setting preferred.

Certificates, licenses and registrations required: LPN licensure[SM3] . Current BLS CPR certification. Proof of current COVID-19 vaccination.

Computer skills required: Database Software (Access); Internet Software; Order Processing Systems; Word Processing Software (Word); Electronic Mail Software (Outlook); EMR (Electronic Medical Record) System.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIORNMENT:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk or sit.

  • Frequently required to utilize hand and finger dexterity

  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl

  • Frequently required to talk or hear

  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials

  • While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • The employee mustoccasionally lift and /or move more than 10 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include: Close vision; Distance vision; Depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching

  • Continuing education credits

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible spending account

  • Free parking

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

To apply for this job please visit nacc-healthcare.org.