Kaiser Permanente LPN - Clinic I / II (Meds) in Kailua, Hawaii

Under direction of Registered Nurse and medical orders of the Practitioner, provides direct and indirect nursing care in outpatient setting.

Essential Functions: - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Additional essential functions as listed in the complete job description

Additional for Licensed Practical Nurse - Clinic I: - 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

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: - Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure - Valid Hawaii LPN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure) - Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification - 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

Additional for Licensed Practical Nurse - Clinic I: - Twelve months (2080 hours) of LPN experience

Preferred Qualifications: - Previous nursing experience - Previous clinic experience - Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications

Additional for Licensed Practical Nurse - Clinic I: - Acute care nursing experience

COMPANY Kaiser Permanente

TITLE LPN - Clinic I / II (Meds)