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LPN - Clinic II (MEDS) (On Call) Wailuku

Company: Kaiser
Location: Paia
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Under direction of Registered Nurse and medical orders of the Practitioner, provides direct and indirect nursing care in outpatient setting.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and prepares medical records for assigned patients; initiates follow-up for medical record as requested; reviews patients needs; identifies and prepares orders for needs of patient for authorization by practitioner and may accept verbal orders per policy; observes, collects, and documents new information on patient; informs RN or practitioners regarding incomplete data, new observation or abnormal/unusual data.
  • Implements basic nursing procedures per plan of care; administers treatments and medications as prescribed practitioner; performs point of care testing as authorized; provides laboratory, x-ray and other reports to practitioner for review; notifies patients of normal results as directed by practitioner; considers special needs of different age groups when providing care; sets priorities of care based on acuity of patients. As appropriate, may administer intradermal local anesthetic for IV placement.
  • Documents implementation of orders/interventions; records findings, instructions, and patient responses on appropriate forms or on-line records using department and/or JCAHO standards.
  • Observes patients/familys responses to plan of care; reports unexpected responses to RN or practitioners; collaborates with RN to revise care plan when needed.
  • Demonstrates and applies competency in basic nursing skills and use of equipment; maintains current knowledge and skills needed to perform position; attends and participates in staff meetings as needed; participates in projects as requested.
  • Performs efficiently in emergency patient care/clinic situation; follows established procedures; informs appropriate persons.
  • Assigns basic nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel as appropriate and according to department/unit standards; provides clear directions; acts as resource person to unlicensed staff; follows-up on assigned care to ensure it is given per standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines.
  • Follows discharge plan developed by Physician or RN; processes and/or follows-up with referrals as directed by practitioners; provides instruction and pre-printed information to patients as directed by RN and/or Practitioners, observes and documents patient/family response to instructions and reports any concerns.
  • Provides educational materials to patients and reviews printed instructions with patients; collaborates with RN to revise teaching plan when needed.
  • Participates in orientation of new personnel.
  • Demonstrates sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care and/or service appropriate to age groups served.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide culturally sensitive care and/or service.
  • Performs other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.
    Basic Qualifications:

    • N/A
      • Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • Licensed Practical Nurse (Hawaii) required at hire
          • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
            Additional Requirements:
            • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in conflict resolution, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, teamwork, and written communication.
            • Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone.
            • Reading, writing, speaking and understanding English.
            • Training/giving and receiving instructions.
            • Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g., organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration and alertness.
              Preferred Qualifications:
              • Previous nursing experience.
              • Previous clinic experience.
              • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications.
                Job Schedule:
                Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Maui , LPN - Clinic II (MEDS) (On Call) Wailuku, Healthcare , Paia, Hawaii

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