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Licensed Practical Nurse, Othello, WA


Columbia Basin Health Association

LPN/LVN

Othello, WA

June 5, 2019


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Licensed Practical Nurse

Overview

Responsible for ensuring smooth patient flow while preparing patients for treatment, testing, and examination by a Provider; assists with connecting patients to ancillary services, maintaining work area and exam rooms, stocking supplies and medications, and other duties as assigned.

At Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA), we never have to wonder whether the work we do is worthwhile. Each day we see victories and successes, big and small, in the lives of people who count on us.

Partner with CBHA for a rewarding career. Your dream to promote health and wellness, work with passionate people, and feel accomplished for doing important work while earning a reasonable paycheck is possible with us. Be a part of health-care movement as you grow your career. The size and culture of the organization provides an opportunity to work closely with leadership, lead initiatives and see the results of your hard work. Your ability to make an impact is limited only by your passion and creativity.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for assessing patient’s knowledge base and learning style and providing patient education as needed or requested by
  2. Promotes a positive work culture and upholds clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE standards of
  3. Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to
  4. Responsible for preparing the day’s flow of patients through the clinic when needed in provider practice.
  5. Responsible for patient flow during the work day, ensuring that Provider and patient needs are met
  6. Responsible for instrumentation, supplies, ordering, and other quality assignments.
  7. Communicates with patients, as directed by Provider.
  8. Responsible for managing charge nurse and at times provider computer desktop flow on a daily basis.
  9. Administers and demonstrates knowledge of medications administered up to scope of licensure under WAC 246-826-100– “Demonstrates knowledge of medications prior to administration, including but not limited to: correct dosage, route, anatomic site, expected reaction, possible adverse reactions, and appropriate interventions.”
  10. Responsible for assisting with patient education.
  11. Promotes a positive work culture and upholds clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.
  12. Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA.
  13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  1. Possesses a basic level of written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, and mathematical skills typically acquired through completion of a high school program.
  2. Possesses familiarity with the processes and operations performed during the work day, facilitating patient flow, while accurately maintaining appropriate health information in the patient’s electronic medical record.
  3. Ability to demonstrate basic medical terminology/anatomy.

License and Certification:

  1. Ability to possess a current Licensed Practical Nurse license with the State of Washington
  2. Ability to possess a current BLS for Healthcare Providers card.

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