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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) - Bremerton, WA

Company: Matrix Providers
Location: Bremerton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Matrix Providers - Caring for America's military family.Not just leading the way but leading the industry. Your success is our business.Matrix Providers is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our Military Service Members and their families in Naval Base Bremerton, in Bremerton, WA.Employment Status: Full TimeCompensation: This is an hourly positionSchedule: Monday thru Friday, 8.5 or 9-hour shift between the hours of 7:00 am. to 5:30 pm, to include a 30 or 60-minute lunch break, respectively. The employee shall not exceed 80 hours of service in a two-week pay period.Benefits: Competitive financial package with a comprehensive insurance package including health, dental, vision, and life coverage. Click here to learn about our benefits packages.Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO)Paid Holidays (Outlined in Handbook)401(k) PlanRequirements: The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN/LVN) must have and meet the following:Degree: Certificate.Education: Graduate from an accredited community college, junior college, college, university, or vocational nursing program approved by the appropriate State agency and accredited by the Commission on Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA). May be a graduate of a State Board of Nursing approved LPN/LVN training program or a graduate of a nursing program accredited by ACEN, OR have completed an equivalent military training program.Experience: Possess one year of clinical work experience as a full-time LPN/LVN within the preceding three years.Licensure: Possess a current unrestricted license to practice as an LVN in any one of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.Job Summary:Initiate, perform and complete assigned duties in providing care to variableEnsure patient care is carried out by the Standards of Nursing Care and the policies and procedures of the clinic.Check patients into the clinic and triage using clinic guidelines. Inform the nurse or physician of the patient's condition and potential problems.Obtain and document patient and pertinent family history.Perform a full range of diagnostic support duties, which include taking vital signs, collecting specimens, and obtaining, recording, and tracking results of diagnostic tools.Assist the physician in a variety of diagnostic examinations, such as lumbar punctures, colposcopies, and sigmoidoscopies, by preparing, positioning, and monitoring patients and setting out and handling instruments andequipment.Perform laboratory tests such as checking urine for sugar and stool for blood. Record and report the results of the test.Perform a range of treatment procedures, including dressing changes, applying compresses, monitoring IV fluids, inserting catheters and suctions, inserting nasogastric tubes, administering medications, givingenemas, and setting up and giving treatment that requires auxiliary equipment such as oxygen and suction. Ambulate patients in other areas, including Radiology, various clinics, and physical therapy.Prepare patients for tests, examinations, treatments, and surgery. Collect specimens such as urine, sputum, and stool. Label specimens for laboratory examinations and follow up using CHCS/AHLTA or call the laboratory for reports. Alert provider to conditions that deviate from expected findings.Prepare, start, monitor, and discontinue intravenous fluids accurately and in accordance with established procedures.Observe, report, and document all observed symptoms, reactions, treatments, and changes in the patient's condition to the registered nurse or physician. Make careful observations to assess that nursing procedures and treatment do not cause additional distress.Perform routine nursing care activities such as taking blood pressure, temperatures, baths, and hygiene care, passing and removing trays, changing linen, and otherwise assisting in the care of the patient's physical needs.Operate essential equipment required for delivery of patient care, such as pumps, IV pumps, oxygen administration apparatus, and incentive spirometers.Execute physician's orders within the guidelines of standard nursing practice. Ensure proper medication is administered in the correct form and dosage to the proper patient as directed by the physician.Maintain records of nursing care, dose, and time of medication administered, and indicate if the medication was not administered and the reason.Administer immunizations safely and accurately with strict adherence to all Military/Medical and DoD Treatment Facilities and CDC Immunization policies.Recognize emergencies and assist with or institute emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients, such as cardiac arrests.Matrix Providers is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here.Matrix Providers endeavors to make accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact our Recruiting Hotline Number, 1-, TTY LINE, . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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