Advantage Care Health Centers and The Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism are Long Island’s premier Federally Qualified Health Care Centers (FQHC). We provide comprehensive medical, dental and mental/behavioral health services to children and adults.
The LPN performs any combination of following duties under direction of physician to assist in the treatment and coordination of care of patients.
- LPN from an accredited vocational training institution.
- 24 Continued Medical Education (CME) credits per credentialing cycle (2 years).
- Basic Life Support Certification.
- AED Certification.
- Strong oral, written, computer, and organizational skills required.
- Prior experience coordinating medical record activities (EMR) of a busy medical office or health care center, preferred.
- Flexibility – work at both sites.
Primary duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:
- participates in Chronic Care Management Program;
- administers injections, vaccinations and medication as ordered by MD/NP/PA;
- coordinates care with CLS;
- inventories and orders medical supplies and materials;
- maintains log books for quality control;
- provides preventive health education;
- inventories (vendors, labs, pharmacy);
- completes prior authorizations for medication, DME and services as requested;
- performs medication reconciliation;
- manages medical phone line;
- preloads intake packets for new patients;
- supervises medical assistant staff and completes annual vital sign assessments and trainings as indicated;
- provides educational support to patients and direct care professionals on behalf of patient;
- performs all other related duties, as requested by supervisor;
- assists new hires with EMR training, skills training, infection control training;
- reconciles labs/referral orders electronically;
- utilizes Healthix to receive patient hospitalization, ER and rehab tests, consults, procedures and discharge summaries
- utilizes NYSSIS for immunization tracking
- serves as a member of the Infection Prevention, Performance Improvement, and other committees deemed necessary
- participates in open house/medical screenings and community outreach initiatives as developed by center;
As necessary, may perform the following:
- prepares examination/treatment rooms; measures vital signs (i.e. pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure), as well as height and weight and records information in EMR;
- interviews patients, oversees the enrollment process;
- hands instruments and materials to doctor, as directed;
- preloads/cues patient charts (med list, problems, allergies, vitals) prior to examination;
- cleans and sterilizes instruments;
- operates electronic electrocardiograph (EKG) and other equipment to administer routine diagnostic tests or calls a medical facility to schedule patients for tests;
- administers treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests;
- assists with specimen handling;
- complies with social distancing rules, adheres to PPE and infection protocols.