LPN Iowa Clinic Nampa PRN

Company: Saint Alphonsus

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Job Description Department:
ID101_54614 Iowa
Expected Weekly Hours:
Day Shift

Position Purpose:
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.

Job Description Details:

Saint Alphonsus is seeking to hire an LPN. The LPN works in a team environment to efficiently promote a positive experience in patient care with compassion and kindness. He/she provides education and resources to patients and/or family based on identified needs within scope of practice, and supports efficient clinic flow and communicates accurately and positively with team members.

Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:
  • Licensed in State of Idaho or Oregon, based upon practice site, as an Practical Nurse (LPN) and as defined by the State Board of Nursing.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification required.
  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting preferred.
  • Ability to make decisions and initiate action under stress and in critical situations.
  • Customer service oriented attitude/behavior.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to participate as a team player.

  • Essential Functions:
  • Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.
  • Provides skilled technical nursing care under the direction of a provider, or RN.
  • Assists in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient needs.
  • Renders nursing care to patients in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Assists provider with diagnostic/therapeutic procedures in a safe, clean, competent manner/ environment.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, well-stocked nursing area, including patient examination rooms.
  • Maintains a complete, accurate and legible patient medical record.
  • Attends continuing education to maintain clinical ladder.
  • Provides clinical triage/communication as defined by protocol or per provider instructions following in-service and demonstrated competency.
  • Assumes responsibility for actions in clinical procedures in accordance with ability and training.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of business office protocol/procedures.
  • Assists with patient assessment in coordination with a licensed provider.
  • Assists provider with examinations and treatments.
  • Administers oral, rectal, subcutaneous, intramuscular and Z-Track medications. Intravenous medications after I.V. course. Allergens administered only under the direction of a provider.
  • Documents patient care observations and activities according to professional standards.
  • Aids in identifying methods of improving patient care.
  • Assists in emergency situations under the direction of the provider or RN.
  • Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area, observing aseptic techniques and other regulatory mandates (i.e., OSHA, CLIA).
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and business functions of the organization (i.e., HIPPA).
  • Routes billing information as appropriate.

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