Company: Franciscan Medical Group
Posted on: May 17, 2022
Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external Clinic
Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
1 year commitment
Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the
future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That
means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to
home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly
specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs
with convenient access to the region's most prestigious experts and
innovative treatments and technologies.
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following
Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children,
pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and
Commute Trip Reduction Program - Earn cash back for
Franciscan Medical Group, a part of Virginia Mason Franciscan
Health, is currently seeking a full time LPN needed in OB/GYN
clinic in Tacoma with our amazing St Joe's team who is commited to
excellence. This LPN will utilize critical thinking to provide
daily support & education to our providers and patients. Free
covered parking. 10 hour shifts & No Weekends.
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
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
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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