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Clinic LPN

Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Location: Puyallup
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Up to a $5,000 Sign on Bonus for qualifying new external Clinic LPNs

  • Lump sum payment within 30 days of start date
  • 2 year commitment
  • Bonus amount prorated by FTE (min 0.6 FTE required)

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Franciscan Medical Group, part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is currently seeking a full time Clinic LPN for our Franciscan Prompt Care - Canyon Road in Puyallup, WA. We are a busy prompt care looking for an experienced LPN to assist with walk-in patients. Applicants must be professional, competent and caring. We are open 7 days a week with a flexible schedule. This person would be joining a great team of nurses and providers. Job requirements include all aspects of patient care with a focus on patient satisfaction and quality.

Job Summary:  

This job is responsible, under the direction of a Registered Nurse or other Healthcare Provider, for providing quality practical nursing care to clinic patients consistent with the scope of LPN licensure and Franciscan Medical Group (FMG) Scope of Practice Policy.  An incumbent assists providers with patient clinic visits, carrying out routine aspects of designated nursing protocols and provides clinical support and related assistance to professional medical staff.  Work also includes participating in patient care planning, assisting with and/or performing therapeutic/diagnostic procedures/tests, reporting nursing observations/assessments and updating information in the patient’s electronic medical record.

An employee uses initiative in carrying out recurring tasks independently within scope of practice and established standards of care.  An RN or Provider provides specific instructions for new or more complex tasks and is consulted when unusual/unfamiliar situations are encountered.

Work involves effectively managing a demanding workload and requires excellent customer service skills with patients/families, multi-disciplinary team members, practitioners and the public. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Prepares patients for practitioner visit; rooms patients, obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem; chaperones and documents the patient exam, ensuring patient privacy and comfort.
  • Performs, or assists with, patient care, diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training/scope of licensure and established procedures; follows triage standing orders/protocols for routine nursing situations and refers complex, urgent or emergent situations to an RN or provider.
  • Assists with point of care testing (CLIA-Waived Tests only)/lab tests following established protocols/instructions.
  • Administers patient medications per written provider order; tracks and logs medication usage per established policies; inventories counts of controlled substances.
  • Documents procedures and interactions in patient’s medical record in accordance with established procedures; enters, pends and signs orders as appropriate.
  • Organizes exam rooms, including general cleaning, upkeep and re-stocking of supplies; prepares, cleans and sterilize instruments and maintains related equipment.
  • Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for /effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.  Patient Population Served:  Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.
  • Performs related duties as required.

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Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Graduated from an accredited school of practical nursing approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing. One year of LPN work experience in a clinic setting OR two years of acute care LPN work experience preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification. 

Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Seattle , Clinic LPN, Other , Puyallup, Washington

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