Mercy Health

Triage LPN - Kirkwood

Location: 615 S New Ballas Rd - Saint Louis / MO

Job type

Employment type: Full-Time

Pay: Competitive/year

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Job description

Req#: 805290

Overview

 

 

We’re a Little Different

 

For more than 140 years, we’ve carried out Christ's healing ministry as St. Anthony’s Medical Center, delivering compassionate care to area residents. Today, as Mercy Hospital South, we continue that legacy.  Mercy Hospital South is the third-largest medical center in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  Our team offers advanced medical treatment in several specialties, including acute rehabilitation, cardiology, maternity services, oncology/cancer care, orthopedics, neurology/stroke, surgery and emergency medicine.

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Provides appropriate nursing care in a physician office under the direction of an RN or physician. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

 

1 Provides appropriate nursing care under the direction of physician. Assists with office procedures. Administers medications and treatments as appropriate. Triages patient phone calls, relaying messages between patient and physician appropriately. Documents patient interactions accurately and promptly.

 

2 Provides appropriate patient education, in the office and by phone.

 

3 Follows up on scheduled tests and procedures, relaying results appropriately and documenting accurately.

 

4 Serves as a clinical resource to other office personnel as appropriate, by covering in the reception area. Assisting with checking patients in and out and scheduling future and same day sick appointments.

 

5 Performs other job related-duties such as maintaining exam rooms, checking supplies.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED

Education: High school diploma or GED Equivalent

Licensure: Requires current LPN license in state of Missouri;

Experience: (2) two years clinical experience, preferrably in speciality

Certification/Registration: BLS/CPR certification annually

Other skills & knowledge: Customer service and computer experience required.

 

PREFERRED

Experience: Physician's office or outpatient clinic experience preferred.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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