CommonSpirit Health Clinic LPN Float - King County Region in BREMERTON, Washington
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a Clinic LPN for our Regional Float Team in the Peninsula Region. Experienced LPNs may apply for an excellent opportunity to learn clinical details across both primary and specialty CHI Franciscan Medical Group clinics. You receive additional compensation for your flexibility to travel around the Puget Sound area as you expand your knowledge in ambulatory patient care. This is YOUR opportunity to be part of a high performing team with skills that transferred to all ambulatory clinics.
NOTE: Float Pool Supervisor is willing to discuss Region that will work best for you! King, Pierce and Peninsula Regions!
This job is responsible, under the direction of a Registered Nurse or other Healthcare Provider, for providing quality practical nursing care to clinic patients consistent with the scope of LPN licensure and Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice Policy. An incumbent assists providers with patient clinic visits, carrying out routine aspects of designated nursing protocols and provides clinical support and related assistance to professional medical staff.
LPN’s participate in patient care planning, assisting with and/or performing therapeutic/diagnostic procedures/tests, reporting nursing observations/assessments and updating information in the patient’s electronic medical record.
An employee uses initiative in carrying out recurring tasks independently within scope of practice and established standards of care. An RN or Provider provides specific instructions for new or more complex tasks and is consulted when unusual/unfamiliar situations are encountered.
Work involves effectively managing a demanding workload and requires excellent customer service skills with patients/families, multi-disciplinary team members, practitioners and the public.
If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent provides patient care services to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs.
Essential Job Duties:
Greet and prepare patients for practitioner. Provide patient mobility assistance, as necessary. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Anticipates the needs of the patient and the practitioner during the exam. May include chaperone and documentation of the patient exam, ensuring patient privacy and comfort.
Telephone and in-person contact to screen, gather information, communicates and responds to patient needs appropriately; ensuring documentation of the phone call meets standards.
Administer ordered medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, or sublingual routes. Start IV’s, maintain and administer IV fluids/meds as ordered by provider.
Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, process prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners’ phone messages. Ensure that the patient or family understands follow-up and referral information. Provide general health education within own level of expertise and as directed by practitioner and nurse supervisor;
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure Control Plan; anticipate Practitioner's needs for medications, supplies and equipment and plan accordingly.
Assist with diagnostic tests and procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures. Ensure patient privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct patients in the collection of samples and other tests.
Actively participate in continuing education and meetings; participates in committees as requested; and participants in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
Exhibits and adheres to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.
Education and Work Experience:
Graduation from an accredited school of practical nursing approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
One year LPN work experience in a clinic setting OR two years of acute care LPN work experience preferred.
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.
If assigned to the Float Pool, current driver’s license and ability to drive to assigned location(s).
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Requisition ID 2020-107933
Employment Type Full Time
Department Nursing Float Personnel
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Facility CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Standard Hours Varies
Work Schedule Varies
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