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Join our award:winning team at UW Medicine : Northwest Hospital and Medical Center. Were proud of the acclaim weve received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition weve received are:The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence AwardThe Emergency Medicine Excellence AwardThis is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.The Stroke Care Excellence AwardWinner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, weA?re also one of the safest places to get care : among the top 5 in the country.UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital and Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is a full:service, non:profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world:class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient:friendly, easy:access campus just north of Seattle. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. As a UW Medicine : Northwest Hospital and Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. WeA?re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time online. UW Medicine : Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE UW Medicine : Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged .The Clinic LPN is responsible for promoting efficient patient flow and assisting the provider with patient care, procedures, tests and record keeping. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS) 1. Providing Patient Care, includes but is not limited to:Assists patients to exam room and documents heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight.Obtains patient history, determines complaint/problem and prepares individual to see the medical provider.Administers medications both orally and by injection.Assists with labeling lab specimen.Phones in pharmacy refills for patients as pletes prior authorization phone calls to insurance companies and patients.Accurately and efficiently uses Epic for all required documentation. Answers and triages patient telephone calls, messages and letters.Schedules follow:up appointments as needed. Provides patient follow:up as directed by physician.Educates patients as necessary regarding health care concerns.2. Equipment, Supplies and Work Environment, includes but is not limited to:Maintains clean, stocked exam rooms.Maintains medication sample ventories, orders, and restocks clinic supplies.3. Customer Service and Support, includes but is not limited to:Acts as a back:up front office staff member as needed; answers telephone using defined etiquette standards; route calls and messages.Answers questions and follows through on inquiries.Assists and supports other staff members as needed.Education BackgroundGraduate of accredited school for practical nursing. Licensure, Registration, CertificationCurrent Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Washington. BLS required.Work ExperienceMinimum of one year experience with direct patient contact in a health care s


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