Kaiser Permanente Licensed Practical Nurse - Primary Care Clinics (Per-Diem, Snohomish County) in Everett, Washington

The LPN:

  • Provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients in routine nursing situations, under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or provider.

  • Is an integral member of the healthcare team, collaborates with the RN and provider to implement and monitor a patient centered plan of care plan

  • Functions under the direct supervision of the RN or provider in complex situations in which the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care.

SUMMARY:

  • Call Management and Virtual Medicine - followKPWA guidelines for call and in basket message handling per scope of practice, follow work flow standards, document call in electronic medical record

  • Telephone Management and Follow-up - Answer inbound calls promptly and courteously, recognize urgent/emergency situations and refer to appropriate staff, refer appropriate calls to complex case managers, encourage patient to use on-line GH resources when appropriate, conduct follow-up calls, provide preventive care instruction when directed/appropriate, triage messages and forward as appropriate

  • Is able to adapt clinical practice to patients with special needs (age specific needs, disabilities, interpretive services)

  • Clinic flow/office management - complete assigned work in EPIC in-baskets, collaborate with provider to anticipate daily needs, efficiently coordinate flow and maintain pace

  • Perform patient rooming as needed per PC standard Rooming Guidelines

  • Screening of walk-in patients

  • Take & record routine VS, postural VS, apical pulse, perform EKG (depends on care setting),

  • Recognize & respond to urgent/emergency situations as BLS team member. Participates in clinical emergencies under direction of the registered nurse or provider

  • Patient Care - Use safety and universal precautions - Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Renal & Genitourinary, Neurological, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal, Integumentary, Ophthalmology/Otolaryngology, Pediatrics in Primary Care, positioning techniques, specimen collection

  • Prevention/Chronic Care - complete outreach assignments, follow-up on patient after UC/ED visit

  • Acute Care - Assist with procedures as directed, perform selected nursing procedures, administer medications, administer and monitor IV therapy

Experience requirements:

Minimum: None

Preferred: Recent ambulatory care or family practiceexperience.

Knowledge requirements:

Minimum: None

Preferred:Patient Centered Integrated Care Modeland knowledge of electronic patient charting systems.

Education requirements:

Minimum: Degree from an accredited LPNprogram.

Preferred: None

Certification requirements:

Minimum: Current Washington State LPN license. Current Basic Life Support certification.

Preferred: None

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Licensed Practical Nurse - Primary Care Clinics (Per-Diem, Snohomish County)

LOCATION: Everett, Washington

REQNUMBER: 171305-KPWA

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.