PATHS

Clinical Lead

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Posted On: Tuesday, 15th November 2022
Category: Clinical Support
Department: Medical
Shift: Week Days
Location: Danville, VA
Pediatrics
705 Main Street, Danville, VA 24541
Job Type:
40 Hours per Week
Education: 2 Year Degree
Duration: Permanent

Job Description:

SUMMARY

Works as part of the patient care team along with the site manager to assist providers and other clinical administrative staff in the provision of primary health care.  Under the direction the Clinical Director, the Clinical Lead will embrace the standard and clinical protocols as set forth by PATHS.  Will provide professional, multi-disciplinary support to the providers as well as patients. Works as part of a care team that practices evidenced based medicine in a Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.

Education and/or experience

Current LPN/RN licensure or medical assistant certification with sufficient experience to carry out the duties of this position and must be qualified in basic life support techniques.  A minimum of 2 years in a primary health or family practice setting preferred.

Essential Functions

  • Takes patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respirations.
  • Collects information on the health status of the patient
  • Participates in the development of the plan of care with other team members and safely implements that plan
  • Communicates in an attentive and individualized manner in every encounter.
  • Verifies the patients understanding of the purpose of visit.
  • Provides instruction/teaching to the patient according to the educational plan.
  • Documents care provided or procedures performed accurately on patient records.
  • Provides each patient care in a safe, comfortable and private environment.
  • Provides preventive care information that matches patient age, sex and health status.
  • Assists as necessary in medical exams.
  • Cleans rooms in between patients including wiping down beds.
  • Draws labs as appropriate.
  • Administers injections or gives medicine under the instruction of the provider.
  • Orders stock/supplies and vaccines as needed for office.
  • Creates late nurse/PSR schedule.
  • Provides as a back-up throughout office to nurses/providers when needed.
  • Able to assist the site manager in meetings, new hires, monthly report etc.
  • Coach nurses on errors and updated information to improve patient care.
  • Resolves lab equipment errors and malfunctions

Preferred Skills:

Competencies

  • Ability to administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures.
  • Ability to take vital signs
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards
  • Ability to work with diverse population
  • Ability to lead and teach others
  • Ability to problem solve