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LPN - Clinic I (MEDS)

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Lahaina
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description:

Under direction of Registered Nurse and medical orders of the Practitioner, provides direct and indirect nursing care in outpatient setting. In addition, orients and serves as a resource to LPN Clinic/Meds I as needed.

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.

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 patient's/family's 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. In addition, coordinates 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.

Orients and serves as a resource to LPN Clinic/Meds II and unlicensed personnel as needed; demonstrates and instructs other team members in use of vendor specific products and /or department/unit standards and procedures.

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:

Experience

Twelve (12) months (2080 hours) LPN experience.

Education

Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure.

License, Certification, Registration

Valid Hawaii LPN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure) upon hire.

Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification.

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:

Acute care nursing experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications.

Primary Location: Hawaii,Lahaina,Lahaina Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: HL5|UNITE HERE|Local 5 Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: LVN / LPN Department: Mass Vaccination Site - Med Svcs-Epidemic Vaccination - 1208 Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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