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Kalispell Regional Healthcare LPN - Sunnyview Pediatrics in Kalispell, Montana

Overview

Assists the physicians/providers with the examination and treatment of patients and performs routine tasks required to ensure the Clinic runs smoothly. Participates in the planning and evaluation of patient care. Services patients in all life stages. Assists and supports the department team as needed.

Responsibilities

  1. *Performs general nursing duties and specialty procedures. Develops, implements and revises individualized, goal directed nursing care to patients through the use of the nursing process as appropriate for LPN’s in the clinic setting.

  2. *Performs and documents physical, psychosocial and spiritual assessment of assigned patients using all available sources of information and incorporating the patient’s perception of illness/condition.

  3. *Assists provider with greeting patients, examinations and procedures as directed in accordance with established nursing standards.

  4. *Prepares and administers specified medications and injections as prescribed by the provider.

  5. *Responds to a changing workload in a positive and professional manner including, but not limited to; remaining calm, making objective assessments, prioritizing and asking for assistance when appropriate.

  6. *Transcribes and implements physician orders and treatments, both verbal and written, accurately and efficiently as noted by chart reviews and observation. Consistently problem- solves issues affecting patient care.

  7. *Maintains a thorough knowledge of infection control procedures strictly adheres to policies and procedures and washes hands before and after each patient encounter.

  8. *Cleans and maintains ample supply of sterilized instruments and supplies for procedures. Thoroughly cleans exam rooms, counters and table tops per clinic policy.

  9. *Collects, packages, and accurately labels all specimens immediately upon receipt and forwards to designated lab(s) according to established protocols.

  10. *Triages phone calls, provides education, schedules appointments, arranges for hospital admissions, and schedules any testing or procedures when directed.

  11. The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position

Qualifications

  1. Current Montana LPN license required.

  2. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in similar position with a medical setting (i.e. physician clinic or hospital preferred.

  3. Possess knowledge of professional nursing theory to give and evaluate patient care, as well as knowledge of basic medical office procedures and medical terminology.

  4. First Aid and HCP CPR certificates required.

  5. Possess knowledge of equipment, supplies and instruments used in a medical office.

  6. Ability to adhere to simple, routine clinical laboratory methods, universal blood and body fluid precautions, OSHA rules and regulations, established protocol for storing poisons, narcotics, acids, caustics and flammable items and restrictions imposed by various managed care carriers, various forms inherent to profession and patient confidentiality regulations.

Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell

Requisition ID 2021-9772

Category LPN / CNA / CMA / MA

Pay Period Status 80

Shift Days

Shift Start Hours 8:00 AM

Shift End Hours 5:00 PM

Schedule Monday - Friday

Position Type Full Time (Benefits Eligible)

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