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Providence LPN – Anesthesiology *6,000 Sign On* in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in Anesthesiology at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

LPN's external to providence are eligible for a 6,000 Sign On, spread out over 2 years.

The Anesthesia LPN provides patient care using available resources and approaches based on hospital policy, procedure, and protocols. Patient care is provided to meet the identified needs of patients whose protective reflexes and/or self-care abilities are potentially compromised. Anesthesia LPN possesses and applies knowledge of the procedure and the patient's intraoperative experience throughout the patient's care continuum.

In this position you will:

  • At the direction of an RN, administers and monitors PO medications, IV medications, IV solutions, IM/SQ, Dial-a-flow, IVAC, BARD Infu-OR pumps

  • Demonstrate knowledge of administration of IV solutions and medications, and oral and injectable medications and monitor results.

  • Assist in the evaluation of patient’s needs and development of care plan.

  • Follow established protocols for collecting, cleaning, disinfecting / sterilizing and handling of anesthesia equipment, carts and supplies.

  • Apply knowledge of body substance isolation procedures, universal precautions, and biohazard material disposal.

  • Monitoring: Non-invasive; invasive.

  • Prepare syringes and perform proper specimen collection.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient education for license

  • Washington State License as an Licensed Practical Nurse.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association.

Preferred qualification:

  • Previous LPN experience in acute care hospital setting

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: LPN/LVN

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 274651

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