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LPN - Clinic II (MEDS)

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

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


  • 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 patients/familys 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.
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    Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

    • N/A



      Education

      • Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure.



        License, Certification, Registration

        • Licensed Practical Nurse (Hawaii) required at hire

          • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association



            Additional Requirements:

            • 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.



              Preferred Qualifications:

              • Previous nursing experience.
              • Previous clinic experience.
              • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications.
                Notes:

                • Must be able to travel to other locations as needed.
                  PrimaryLocation : Hawaii,Honolulu,Honolulu Medical Offices
                  HoursPerWeek : 40
                  Shift : Day
                  Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
                  WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
                  WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
                  Job Schedule : Full-time
                  Job Type : Standard
                  Employee Status : Regular
                  Employee Group/Union Affiliation : HL5-UNITE HERE-Local 5
                  Job Level : Individual Contributor
                  Job Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
                  Department : Honolulu Medical Office - Ophthalmology - 1208
                  Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time
                  Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Honolulu , LPN - Clinic II (MEDS), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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