Licensed Practical Nurse-Bilingual Spanish (LPN)

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Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland's most outstanding healthcare professionals. Multnomah County Health Department is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse-Bilingual Spanish to work in our Integrated Clinical Services Health Centers. We currently have an opening at the following Health Center:East County Health Center (Bilingual Spanish position) located at 600 NE 8th St, #300, Gresham, OR 97030. The Health Department values cultural competence; ongoing quality improvement; utilization of best practices; developing and maintaining a highly qualified and competent work force; fiscal responsibility; optimally coordinated services and safely protecting patients and staff. What is the Role of the Licensed Practical Nurse? The Panel Manager tracks the health of the population of patients assigned to a provider panel. This includes proactively tracking prevention activities, screening and chronic disease monitoring and providing patient education. The LPN provides scrubbing for upcoming provider appointments and participates in huddles. Manages team communication including answering team phone, addressing messages and in-basket as well as patient communication and follow-up. Submits refill requests and prior authorizations to providers in a timely manner. Performs general provider support duties as needed to support clinic flow including rooming patients, ordering labs as directed, giving immunizations, and medications as needed. Assists with assessment of walk-ins as necessary. Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.