The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) assists in the delivery of patient care under the direction and
supervision of the site supervisor/manager. The LPN contributes to the assessment of a patient’s care,
assists in the development of a plan of care, implements aspects of care as directed, and participates in
- Performs limited assessment of patients.
- Records and reports the patient’s condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to the RN and/or MD/ARN.
- Administers medications, injections, and vaccines as ordered by a licensed provider and within the LPN scope of practice and Our client’s policy
- Educates patients, families, and caregivers answers their questions, and appropriately refers their clinical care questions to the clinical care team.
Additionally, an LPN may:
- Perform basic phlebotomy, IV insertions, accessing central venous catheters, and basic management of central venous catheter dressings IAW.
- Perform basic management and access port-a-cath (implanted port) in accordance with established client policies and procedures.
- Collects, handles, and labels specimens in accordance with established policies and Procedures
- Be a team member of the Code Response Team.
Required for this job:
- Ability to observe and record patient’s symptoms or signs of distress and respond appropriately to those symptoms.
- Ability to organize and manage time and tasks independently.
- Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
- Proficient with email software systems
- Ability to work in a high-pressure, time-sensitive, and complex healthcare environment
- Ability to practice the critical thinking skills of analyzing, applying standards, discriminating, information seeking, logical reasoning, predicting, and transforming knowledge.
Preferred for this job:
- Basic understanding of proper labeling and management of specimens
- One year or more of LPN practice in oncology and/or ambulatory settings is preferred.
- Experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.
- Degree or program that provides eligibility for certification or licensure.
LICENSES/ CERTIFICATIONS/ REGISTRATIONS
- Current Washington State nursing license
- Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross)and renewal required every two years.