Purpose of Job
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists physicians in daily activities such as preparing patients for examination, phlebotomy, injections, medication proposals, phone triage, and handling prescription renewals/inquiries. Precision and accuracy in maintaining detailed reports is important in relaying information to the doctors or to the patients.
Clinic Nurse Supervisor Job Summary
- Direct, plan, and coordinate the clinical operations of the clinic.
- Responsible for the education, training, and supervision of clinic medical (LPN,MA, LRT, phlebotomist) personnel, including performance reviews and skill check assessments.
- Maintains the clinic staffing schedule, manages time off requests of clinical staff, and addresses all issues of clinic medical staff coverage.
- Maintains appropriate and effective communication efforts with staff, customers, patientsand providers to promote positive relations at all time.
- Provide employees with the necessary support and tools to perform their jobs well.
- Maintain an open line of communication for patients, providers, and clinical staff
- Work with clinical staff to solve problems and handle emergencies
- Coordinate employee reviews of clinical staff
- Resolve employee scheduling issues
- Supervise Medical Assistant job assignments
- All Laboratory policies and procedures
- All CLIA lab documentation logs (quality control logs) and other logs.
- Office supply of medication including controlled substances
- Patient samples inventory and log
- Clinic Medical Supply Management (ordering within budget, expired medications)
Only nurses will be considered for this position and this supervisor position includes duties of an LPN.
- OSHA training of all staff
- Periodic meetings with providers and office manager
- Attends provider meeting to establish MA meeting topics for the General Staff monthly meetings.
- High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required.
- Licensed Practical Nurse requires graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Previous Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at least 1 year direct patient care required
- Phlebotomy experience required.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.
- Current valid Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) License, valid license to work in Nebraska or temporary permit while awaiting licensure required.
- Knowledge of medical terminology, diseases, and other illnesses.
- Skill to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks.
- Skill to proficiently type information into the computer to capture or detail information quickly.
- Ability to provide caring patient care services when talking with patients and their family members.
- Ability to critically listen to questions from patients and information from providers to convey information effectively.
- Ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve problems before they occur and avoid bigger problems in the future.
- Ability to problem solve during several daily activities which includes the ability to be flexible.
- Ability to learn and proficiently navigate through computer programs that contain patient information.
- Strong verbal communication skills for positive interaction with providers, staff and patients required.
- Able to follow written and verbal instructions/directions required.