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License Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Necnic Group, LLC
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) LPN/LVN - Seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join a primary care practice in the Greater Honolulu area.

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-families 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.

Competitive compensation and benefits package.

Keywords: Necnic Group, LLC, Honolulu , License Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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