Intermountain Healthcare Licensed Practical Nurse General Surgery Clinic in Butte, Montana
The LPN, under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or other specified health care professional, participates in patient care commensurate to Scope of Practice.
1.Performs basic nursing care to patients by following established standards andprocedures.
May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
Collects patient data such as vital signs; notes how the patient looks and acts, or responds to stimuli, and reports this information accordingly.
Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds, and changes bandages.
Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Administers medications within scope of license, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
Administers medications, IV therapy, blood draws and laboratory testing and resulting.
Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program required
Current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse from the state licensing board is required
Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) is required
If applicable - Must have additional specialty certifications May need IV certification
One (1) year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting preferred One (1) year Specialty clinic experience preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required
Knowledge of basic nursing processes, and understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
Maintain a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
Anticipated job posting close date:
Rocky Mountain Clinic
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$16.24 - $27.42
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