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Licensed Practical Nurse (lpn)

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Astoria
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Position Highlights:

  • $20-$24/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates

    Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties:
    • Obtains complete history and conducts chart review, ensuring inclusion of all reports needed.
    • Performs baseline physical assessment and expands assessment based on initial findings.
    • Collaborates with health care Providers in developing and implementing plan of care.
    • Coordinates and plans interagency referrals as directed by the Provider or Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Assists Providers in diagnostic procedures and treatments.
    • Provides education to patient and family/caregivers taking into consideration age, development, culture, language, and
      resources available.
    • Coordinates plan of care and other resources.
    • Evaluates care based on assessments and Physician orders, and initiates follow-up care plan.
    • Assists in managing medications based on purpose, side effects and drug interactions.
    • Collaborates with ancillary staff to process patients based on Providers schedule.
    • Oversees subordinate nursing staffs provision of patient care.
    • Plans and organizes clinical supplies, equipment and furnishings to maintain a safe patient environment.
    • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
      Education:
      • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program.
        Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration:
        • LPN License for the state of practice.
        • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification within 90 days of hire.
          Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required or Preferred:
          • Knowledge of established professional LPN concepts and principles.
          • Knowledge of the uses and effects of medications.
          • Knowledge of how to access local community agencies and resources.
          • Effective verbal, written and listening communication skills.
          • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
          • Ability to understand, assess and react effectively to the unique needs of patients.
          • Ability to prioritize work, handle a variety of tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
          • Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals in a team framework.
          • Basic proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
          • Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred. Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed, licensed practical, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, nurse i, nurse iii, pediatrics, practical

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Hillsboro , Licensed Practical Nurse (lpn), Healthcare , Astoria, Oregon

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