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Clinic LPN - Family Med

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LPN/LVN
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2018-R0166634 Requisition #
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Job Type: Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80

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Weekends Required:

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Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a Clinic LPN for our Franciscan Family Medicine Clinic at Canyon Road! This busy family medicine practice requires an LPN who is smart, efficient, and detail oriented. We are looking for an LPN who shows compassion for our patients, their families, and their peers and who can work independently and as part of a Care Team. This position is Monday - Friday supporting a team of 7 family medicine providers.

 

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Provides care and support to patients under the direction of the physician and/or mid-level provider.  Contributes to the planning and delivery of patient focused care.

Essential Job Duties:

Greet and prepare patients for practitioner. Provide patient mobility assistance, as necessary. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Screens, communicates and responds to patient needs appropriately.

Manage patient flow ensuring enough time for patient and family education.

Assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures to include IV starts and blood draws with appropriate certification. Ensure patient privacy and comfort during the exam; instruct patients in the collection of samples and other tests.  Ensure that patient or family understands follow-up and referral information.

Document procedures and interactions in patient’s medical record.

Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to Franciscan Medical Group Exposure Control Plan; anticipate Practitioner's needs for medications, supplies and equipment and plan accordingly.

Actively participate in continuing education, meetings, and participates with committees as requested. Participants in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.

Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners’ phone messages.  Respond to patient telephone call using approved protocols, ensuring documentation of phone call meets standards.

Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes.

Education and Work Experience:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required

Successful completion of an accredited school of practical nursing approved by the WA State Board of Nursing required

Within three- (3) years, one- (1) year of practical nursing experience in a clinic setting or two- (2) years of acute hospital nursing experience preferred.

Licensure/Certifications:

WA State Board of Nursing license required.

Must have a current CPR certification or must be certified within 30 days of hire date.

 

About Us


Chances are, you’re here because you’re looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We’re confident you’ll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation’s largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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