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LPN - East Home Infusion

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Richland
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in East Home Infusion Rn Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Richland, Washington. The Infusion LPN works in collaboration with the Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) in planning and delivery of patient care and to provide and/or assist with provision of individualized and specialized care of patients within the ambulatory infusion suite and/or within the community setting. The Infusion RN facilitates the creation of an individualized plan of treatment for each patient that is instituted in accordance with physician orders and therapy goals. The Infusion LPN provides ongoing infusion related care and follow-up in accordance with the plan of treatment, physician orders/prescriptions and outcome goals while also educating patients in promotion of self-care. Successful outcomes include superior quality and safety metrics, exemplary customer service, outstanding patient satisfaction and documented success in achieving patient outcome goals. Steadfast Providence mission and core value alignment while promoting a positive and engaging work culture is paramount. In this position you will:

  • Complete assessment of physical, psychological and social dimensions of patients, following verification of assessment skills.
  • Participate in formally greeting and welcoming patients. Interview patients, record vital signs and weights, provide clinical monitoring, schedule/outline follow-up visits, ensure completion of visit-related paperwork including signatures from patients/representatives, utilize, review and retrieve as appropriate clinical information from the medical record(s) promptly and accurately document findings in the medical record.
  • Directly participate in implementation of outlined elements within the plan of treatment. Function within the limits of the practical nurse law, in home health regulations as applicable, ministry/HCC policies and procedures, local/regional and national regulations, Joint Commission and individual skills and competency.
  • Assist in evaluation of nursing care; question and clariy procedures, treatments, and medications that may not be appropriate for the patients physical/mental status at that time.
  • Assist by providing input and information to the RN in planning a formal written plan of treatment for patients
  • Perform treatments, or assists in treatments and procedures following verification of skills via the skills/competencies checklist.
  • Participate in educational in-services for self-enrichment to maintain a high quality of nursing practice and seeks further growth through other/outside educational opportunities
  • Appropriately clean and maintain the cleanliness of the care environment and fixtures, furniture and equipment within the ambulatory infusion suite and related/coordinating areas Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Education sufficient for licensure
    • Current licensure as a Practical/Vocational Nurse in the state(s) in which they practice
    • Current State Driver's license in state in which they reside and have access to daily use of an insured, reliable vehicle
    • Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • One (1) year of Infusion, hospital, nursing home, or home health experience About the ministry you will serve. Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila and Spokane, Washington provides pharmaceutical services to patients in communities throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes are our priorities. Our services include nutrition and pharmacological therapies to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Suites, disease management and related specialized infusion therapies, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and nutrition consulting and support services. Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P353313 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Nursing-Patient Facing Job Function: Nursing Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Nursing Department: 3307 PIPS NURSING SPOKANE WA Address: WA Richland 1601 George Washington Way Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Richland , LPN - East Home Infusion, Healthcare , Richland, Washington

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