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Licensed Practical Nurse, Corvallis, OR


Organization: Corvallis Pain Management
Category: LPN/LVN
Location: Corvallis, OR
Date Job Posted: November 11, 2021
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Licensed Practical Nurse

We are looking for LPN for our growing Corvallis Interventional Pain Management practice. We're looking for an enthusiastic, positive new addition to our team. This position provides health care to patients in the Medical office and new in-house procedure suite setting. Works in consultation, cooperation and coordination with Practice Administrator and Providers. Responsible for day-to-day mentoring of staff for clinical and surgical operations. Functions according to the established standards and practices of medicine for Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Oregon.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Completes delegated tasks and responsibilities as directed by Providers.
  • Demonstrates understanding of infection prevention and control standards.
  • Assist with maintaining patient flow to and from pre- and post-op rooms and procedure room.
  • Ensure procedure associated rooms are equipped with medical supplies.
  • Maintain and order medical supplies. Maintains adequate stock. Keeps supplies orderly.
  • Ensure the procedure associated rooms and procedure area are cleaned after each patient leaves and prepared for the next patient.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment after use.
  • Interviewing patients and recording their medical history.
  • Obtaining patient vital signs and escorting patients to their rooms.
  • Verifying that patient charts are updated promptly and accurately.
  • Planning and managing patient care according to each patient’s needs.
  • Administering injections of medications and properly documenting administration of injectables.
  • Performs standard diagnostic procedures.
  • Assist with blood collection/phlebotomy as needed and prepares specimens for courier.
  • Identifies the need for additional data collection including the need for data collection from other health providers.
  • Documents findings and actions appropriately in the patient's medical records.
  • Observing and recording patients’ conditions and reactions to medications and treatments.
  • Assists in educating the patient and family members regarding medical condition, procedures, and medication and preventative measures as necessary and appropriate.
  • Triage patient’s telephone calls and provides consultations and/or recommendations for appropriate treatment.
  • Performs evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations when necessary.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Participates in the hiring, mentoring, and evaluation of assigned staff.
  • Provides professional and technical support to staff and troubleshoots the delivery of patient care. Responds to requests from ombudsman, families, and other concerned patients regarding patient care issues.
  • Helps identify training needs for staff and facilitates staff development. Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of training, orientation, and education programs.
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates quality assurance activities, ensuring compliance with standards, laws, regulations, and procedures. Recommends new and/or revised policies and procedures to the department manager.
  • Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
  • Performs other work as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Completion of State approved training program.

License: LPN License.

Certification: Current certifications in BLS, CPR, and ACLS.

Special Skills: Above average skills in clinical procedures are required. Knowledge of clinical and surgical processes and principles. Familiar with state and federal laws related to health care.

SKILLS:

  • Planning: Effectively plan for the impact of additional services/programs added to the organization.
  • Organizing: Identifying the most effective/efficient mechanisms to benefit the organization.
  • Implementation: Follow organizational plans, goals and objectives.
  • Reasoning: Able to analyze situations in order to bring about favorable solution.
  • Leadership: Professionally challenge self to demonstrate higher level of contribution and commitment.
  • Self-Development: possess a commitment to personal development and the ability to function as an expert resource for the organization.
  • Communication: utilize excellent written and oral modes of interpersonal communication.
  • Decision Making: Review situation at hand or appropriate data and make objective decisions on the issue that positively affect the organization.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Variety of walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, and reaching. Occasional need to lift/carry/move up to 50 pounds of equipment. Frequent stress if dealing with multiple tasks and staff.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Combination of medical office, exam rooms, and in-house surgical suite for non-IV sedation procedures.
  • Fast paced clinical setting with minimal noise levels.
  • Works independently as well as with team members with minimal supervision.
  • Use of general office equipment such as fax machine, copier, computer, etc.
  • This position is classified as having occupational exposure to blood and other infectious materials.

Send resume and salary requirements to Vilma Cortes @ vilma@corvallismed.com


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