Clinic LPN Pediatrics
Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Posted on: June 8, 2021
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.
- $3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for fulltime Clinic Licensed Practical
Nurse positions * (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and
must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)
Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full time Clinic
LPN for our Franciscan Medical Clinic - SJ for our Pediatric
Department. This position is part of a cohesive, patient-centered
team. Free covered parking with excellent benefits package. No
organizationally recognized holidays required however occasional
weekend shift may be requested.
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
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
- 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).
Keywords: Catholic Health Initiative, Tacoma , Clinic LPN Pediatrics, Other , Tacoma, Washington
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