Catholic Health Initiatives LPN Licensed Practical Nurse- Care Coordinator - Family Medicine in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

LPN Licensed Practical Nurse- Care Coordinator - Family Medicine


Job Summary:


Licensed Practical Nurse Care Coordinator will support assigned physician(s)

with patient care and clinical documentation into the electronic medical records

in an efficient manner. Perform and direct patient

care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, accurate

documentation and timely patient flow. Accuratelyperforms ancillary healthcare services while assisting the physician throughdocumentation of specific components of the patient visit and executingspecified physician instructions. Ensure priority care is provided to

patients in an emergency situation.

Essential Duties:

  • Liaison between the provider andhis/her patients:

  • Uses appropriate knowledge andskills in the care & interaction with customers across the agecontinuum.

  • Schedules specialtyappointments, answers questions, and/or determines the need for providerintervention.

  • Schedule and providepatient instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital admissions,following correct insurance protocol.(i.e. pre-certification, referrals, chart documentation, etc.)

  • Conducts pre-visit planningactivities:

  • Reviews schedule 2-3 days inadvance of appointment to prepare visit agenda, identifying careopportunities, documents in EHR, and communicates in daily providerhuddles.

  • Ensure optimizationof physician practice by keeping current with EMR flow and templates.

  • Ensures all lab and imagingresults and/or specialists’ notes are available for the provider.

  • Notify patients oflab and diagnostic test results under the direct supervision of thehealth care provider.

  • Discusses any recent caretransitions (including recent visits to hospital, ER, specialists, etc.) withthe provider.

  • Ensure patient isappropriately prepared for care encounter.Prepare and obtain patient medicalrecords and other information/documentation pertinent to patientencounter.

  • Populates patient-reportedinformation into EHR templates for specific disease states and preventivevisits:

  • Ensures all quality measures,immunizations, and preventive care are up-to-date.

  • Prepares patient for discharge:

  • High-risk patients

  • Coordinates patient care withCare Management staff, if applicable.

  • Educates/coordinates thepatient regarding Care Management staff and functions.

  • Facilitates the development ofCare Plans for high-risk patients.

  • Follow-up care coordination

  • Schedules follow-upappointment, referrals, procedures, diagnostic imaging and providesappropriate instructions.

  • Completes referral process.

  • Post-visit duties

  • Schedules specialtyappointments, answers questions, and/or determines need for providerintervention.

  • Ensures all reports andinformation are received from specialists.

  • Monitors patient adherence toplan of care.

  • Encourages patient use ofportal, patient profile, etc.


  • Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

  • High school diplomaor equivalent required.

  • Must be agraduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program, and havecurrent/valid Licensed Practical Nurse license from the state licensingboard.

  • Basic LifeSupport (BLS) or Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Care Life Support(ACLS) required.


Experience (required and preferred):

  • 3 years ormore of related clinic experience is required.

  • Electronichealth record experience is preferred.

Job Nursing - LPN


Daily Schedule M-F 8-5pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0131750