Licensed Practical Nurse
Crowsnest Medical Clinic
Full-time L.P.N working in clinic for Chinook Primary Care. Worked in close collaboration with numerous physicians, management and staff. Broad spectrum of duties, including screening patients, setting up for appointments, nursing procedures and chronic disease management. Experience with clinic staff scheduling, as well as physician coordinated staffing. Planning and coordianating clinic guidelines and values and determining what needs have to be met to best suit the community.
- Experienced in WOLF EMR
- Booking patients
- Panel management, for chart updating as well as for ensuring patients get appropriate care and correctly timed screening. Also ensuring patients were on correct physician panels; checking for cross-care, change of location etc.
- Chronic Disease Management which combines ensuring labs needed get done, in clinic procedures preformed, updating charts, calling patients in for visits and follow ups.
- Complex Care management which includes cross checking of all patients who qualify, making and keeping spreadsheets updated and booking patients in for these appointments when they meet the criteria.
- Physician team collaboration that involves discussing patient panels, reviewing daily appointment schedules and jointly communicating and delivering patient care.
- Rooming and completing all required patient rules. Including but not limited to; taking vitals, foot exams for diabetics, setting up and assisting with complete physicals, urine dips and collection, sample collection and labeling, throat swabs, chart data entry and reporting to physician.
- Immunizations, injections of all prescribed medications, and completing necessary paperwork and charting as needed.
- Ear syringing
- Liquid nitrogen application
- Scheduling physicians for monthly visits to local seniors housing facility as well as attend with them to assist with care.
- INR management-downloading labs, reviewing and calling patient/pharmacy/lab with instructions. Maintain spreadsheet for same as well as separate spreadsheet for individual physician billing.
- General duties such as ordering supplies, stocking rooms, cleaning and prep work.