Clinic LPN - Occupational Health
Company: Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: 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 full time Clinic
LPN for our Franciscan Occupational Health at the Port Clinic in
Tacoma, WA. Come join our fast paced Occupational Health clinic
with a team environment. This position is Monday through Friday
with no weekends required!
JOB SUMMARY 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. Work also includes participating 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.
LPN-Clinic Specialty title applies only to employees assigned to
the VM OB Clinic.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Prepares patients for practitioner visit; rooms patients,
obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information,
such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and
presenting problem; chaperones and documents the patient exam,
ensuring patient privacy and comfort.
- Performs, or assists with, patient care, diagnostic tests and
clinical procedures to appropriate level of training/scope of
licensure and established procedures; follows triage standing
orders/protocols for routine nursing situations and refers complex,
urgent or emergent situations to an RN or provider.
- Assists with point of care testing (CLIA-Waived Tests only)/lab
tests following established protocols/instructions.
- Administers patient medications per written provider order;
tracks and logs medication usage per established policies;
inventories counts of controlled substances.
- Documents procedures and interactions in patient's medical
record in accordance with established procedures; enters, pends and
signs orders as appropriate.
- Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep and
re-stocking of supplies; prepares, cleans and sterilize instruments
and maintains related equipment.
- Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
communication tools/materials for /effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and
proper skills associated with the department's defined specific
populations served.Performs related duties as required.
- Graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing
approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing. One year of 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).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.
Associated topics: advanced practice registered nurse, arnp c,
bilingual, board, certified nurse midwife, certified nursing
assistant, clinical, gyn, nurse practitioner, spanish
Keywords: Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Clinic LPN - Occupational Health, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington
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