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Clinical Assistant, Full Time/On Call

Location: MNAW & CAIR
Supervisor: Supervising Nurse, Clinic
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

General Summary:

Perform direct patient care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or licensed provider in the clinic setting. The LPN/MA main responsibility is to observe, document, report, take action, follow-up and to promote the quality of life for patients. Duties include but are not limited to: rooming patients, taking vital signs, preparing/assisting provider with procedure, administer medications, injections and immunizations.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Greet each patient, obtain chief complaint, vital signs, and prepares patient for exam.
  • Chart all information following proper charting procedures.
  • Inform appropriate provider when patient is ready to be seen.
  • Assist primary providers as requested.
  • Maintain optimum patient flow by insuring that patients are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Alert providers to any problems.
  • Perform EKG’s, hearing and vision tests as requested.
  • Do dressing as directed by primary providers.
  • Use and maintain an adequate supply inventory.
  • Maintain exam room supplies according to established minimum inventory. Clean and replenish supplies in all rooms at the start of each clinic day, between patient visits, and/ or at the end of the day.
  • Clean and sterilize all instruments after each use. Maintain sterilizer and do routine quality control. Keep track of expiration dates of sterilized equipment and re-sterilize as needed.
  • Assist the Laboratory Technologist as needed.
  • Obtain patient charts when requested by primary providers and when a call is waiting concerning a specific patient.
  • Make appointments for referrals, primary provider will supply a completed referral form. Call the appropriate clinic/hospital and make the appointment. Inform the patient of same and insure that the patient has his/her copy of the referral form.
  • Serve on CQI committees as assigned.
  • Displays a responsive and professional manner in promptly responding to all requests, complaints, and problems.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal physical requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Medical Assistant or LPN training program is required.
  • Current certification as LPN or Medical Assistant is required.
  • One-year experience in a clinic setting is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.

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APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-878-2653