Licensed Practical Nurse Med Onc

$20.56 - $35.35 hourly
  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • St Marys Medical Center
  • Sep 18, 2023
Full time Licensed Practical Nurses/Vocational Nurses(LVN)/(LPN)

Job Description

Job Description:

The LPN, under the direction of a registered nurse, licensed physician, or other specified health care professional, participates in patient care commensurate to Scope of Practice.

 

 

Scope

1.Performs basic nursing care to patients by following established standards andprocedures.
2. May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
3. Collects patient data such as vital signs; notes how the patient looks and acts, or responds to stimuli, and reports this information accordingly.
4. Prepares and administers injections, performs routine tests, treats wounds, and changes bandages.
5. Prepares patient records and files using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
6. Administers medications within scope of license, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
7. Participates in the implementation and evaluation of patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
8. Monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response.
9. Conveys information to patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
10. Participates in teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
11. Administers medications, IV therapy, blood draws and laboratory testing and resulting.
12. Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Required
Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing program required
Current/valid Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse from the state licensing boardis required Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) is required If applicable - Must have additional specialty certifications May need IV certification


Preferred


One (1) year experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting preferred One (1) year Specialty clinic experience preferred

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required
2. Knowledge of basic nursing processes, and understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
3. Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
4. Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
5. Maintain a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
6. Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

 

 

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

 

 

Anticipated job posting close date:

 

 

Location:

St Marys Medical Center

 

 

Work City:

Grand Junction

 

 

Work State:

Colorado

 

 

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

 

 

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. 

$20.56 - $35.35

 

 

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

 

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

 

 

 

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 


 

 

Specialty

LVN/LPN