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Company: Paris Community Hospital
Location: Paris
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Horizon Health – Paris Community Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital located in Paris, Illinois. We have been serving residents of Edgar County since 1968 though community education, emergency services, and outpatient care. As we continue to expand our services & locations, our community has grown far beyond Paris. Our rich history and strong community support pave the way for the future of healthcare as we serve you—our family, friends, and neighbors. Position Summary:The clinical nurse or medical assistant is responsible for appropriate medical triage of patients presenting for care without an appointment and via telephone. The clinical nurse or medical assistant evaluates health problems according to urgency, educates and advises the patient while making safe, effective, and appropriate dispositions. Communicates with and assists in direct care of patients and families. Essential Functions (Responsibilities/Accountabilities):

  • Assists with the flow of patients through the physician office.
  • Accurately calls prescription refills and new subscriptions to the appropriate pharmacy as instructed by the physician.
  • Performs hand-on triage of patients representing to Family Medical Center without an appointment as well as occupational health patients.
  • Documents all telephone transactions concisely, descriptively, accurately, legibly and completely.
  • Provides quality customer service by being helpful, friendly, and professional with patients, visitors, and employees.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze situations and arrive at sound, practical decisions using good clinical judgment.
  • Acts as patient advocate, facilitates patient into the system, and helps patient attain what he/she needs. The responsibilities listed above are not all-inclusive; other activities may be required in support of the hospital's goals and objectives. Position Requirements:
    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
    • Current Illinois license as LPN, CMA or RMA
    • Current BLS certification
    • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
    • Knowledge of nursing process and use of the same
    • Good nursing practice skills
    • Ability to perform complex and varied tasks in a fast-paced work environment subject to stress and interruption Hours: Full-Time 36 hrs Horizon Health is committed to caring not only for our patients, but for our staff as well. We offer you an extensive total compensation and benefits package. As an employee of Horizon Health, your benefits include a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, Employee 403(b), health savings account with Company match, as well as Vacation, Sick and Paid Holidays. Intrigued? Don't wait, apply today. We are actively reviewing applicants for LPN or CMA Clinic role. Be part of an organization that is dedicated to the growth and development of its colleagues. Here at Horizon Health, our employees speak for themselves. Join our family & begin an incredible career!

Keywords: Paris Community Hospital, Champaign , LPN/CMA/RMA, Healthcare , Paris, Illinois

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