Clinic LPN (Internal Medicine)

Glenwood Medical Center is seeking an experienced LPN or Medical Assistant to work with an established internal medicine physician and maintain a high standard of quality healthcare. Inform and support patients while practicing within the scope of your license. May assist other physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants with patient care. All clinic LPNs and Medical Assistants are cross-trained with other clinic staff and may work at Brooten Medical Center and Starbuck Medical Center as needed to help cover vacations, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean, prepare and restock exam rooms.
  • Direct patients to exam rooms and monitor vitals.
  • Assess patients as to severity of complaint or injury and the expediency to which should be seen by physician.
  • Assist physician with procedures as directed.
  • Administer medications and allergy shots as ordered.
  • Direct patients to other locations within the facility as needed.
  • Complete all request slips.
  • Schedule mammograms, CT scans, ultrasounds, surgery, or any outpatient procedures as directed by the physician.
  • Perform hearing and tympanogram tests for individuals and companies; UA collection for routine and company drug screens; ear washes; BPV’s; EKG’s; immunizations; dressing changes.
  • Send reports of pap smears, mammogram results or any follow-up calls (including Labs) to patients under the direction of the physician.
  • Explain procedures and preparation to patient.
  • Clean instruments and package for sterilization.
  • Intercede and screen phone calls for physician.
  • Record prescription refills in patient charts.
  • Organize and control sample medications.
  • Take inventory of stocked supplies and reorder as necessary.
  • Set up referral appointments with other clinics and physicians.
  • May have to draw blood from patients, take x-rays, and do audiology testing. If this is directed, employee will be provided support and training to accomplish these duties.

Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Medical Assistant.
  • Current LPN or Medical Assistant license within the state of Minnesota.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within 3 months of hire.
  • Prior clinic experience – with internal medicine preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Team building.

Performance Standards

  • Must adhere to HIPAA confidentiality standards.
  • Must adhere to the Keys to Heartfelt Care.
  • Must receive an annual influenza vaccine.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position.

Schedule

  • Full-time, 64-72 hours per pay period
  • Weekend rotation at Glenwood Medical Center’s Walk-In Clinic.

How to Apply

  • Apply Online
  • Download, print, and mail completed application or resume to: Jenna Janu, HR Manager, 10 Fourth Ave SE, Glenwood, MN 56334

GRHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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