Kaiser Permanente LPN - Clinic II (MEDS) in Kaneohe, Hawaii
Under direction of Registered Nurse and medical orders of the Practitioner, provides direct and indirect nursing care in outpatient setting.
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.
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. As appropriate, may administer intradermal local anesthetic for IV placement.
Documents implementation of orders/interventions; records findings, instructions, and patient responses on appropriate forms or on-line records using department and/or JCAHO standards.
Observes patient's/family's responses to plan of care; reports unexpected responses to RN or practitioners; collaborates with RN to revise care plan when needed.
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.
Performs efficiently in emergency patient care/clinic situation; follows established procedures; informs appropriate persons.
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.
Participates in orientation of new personnel.
Demonstrates sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities in area of specialization.
Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide care and/or service appropriate to age groups served.
Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide culturally sensitive care and/or service.
Performs other duties and accepts responsibility as assigned.
Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure.
License, Certification, Registration
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.
Previous nursing experience.
Previous clinic experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications.
TITLE: LPN - Clinic II (MEDS)
LOCATION: Kaneohe, Hawaii
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.