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Parkview Health PPG LPN Physician Extender in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Summary

The physician extender acts as a liaison between physicians, patients, hospital, and office. Performs assessments of patients and documents according to protocol. Accountable for assuring delivery of quality nursing care for the designated patients of PPG in accordance with the individual patients needs, physicians' orders, PPG and PH policies, and standards of practice. Responsible for working collaboratively with management, physician, and coworkers to provide excellent service to our patients. Maintains confidentiality of information regarding patients, significant others and all healthcare team members.

Education

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Licensure/Certification

Must hold a current Indiana Licensed Practical Nurse license. CPR certification required. ACLS certification preferred.

Experience

2 years experience in a medical setting required-cardiology preferred.

Other Qualifications

Medical terminology and pharmacology background recommended. Essential computer skills and knowledge of electronic medical records recommended. Good verbal and written communication skills required.

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