LPN for Worksite Services- Immunization Nurse
Catholic Health Initiatives - Williston, ND

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Job Summary:
This job is responsible for providing

basic practical nursing and health services to patients relative to their occupations and working environments, under the direction of a provider (e.g. physician, registered nurse) and in accordance with LPN standards of practice. Includes activities relating to programs of immunization, health screening and health counseling. All work is done independently off-campus for approved clients of the facility.

Essential Duties:
Greets and prepares patients for provider immunizations, blood draws and other off-site services in a friendly and courteous manner; monitors patient flow and ensures that the proper patient sign-in procedures are followed and obtains appropriate consents.

Obtains and records vital signs and other necessary information (e.g. height, weight, drug allergies, current medications, etc); documents all interactions and information in the patient’s medical record; may fill out incident forms.

Performs procedures as outlined on company assignment sheets; draws blood; performs cholesterol screens, audiograms, EKGs and vision tests; performs body fat testing.

Under direction of a provider, administers approved injections or immunizations via subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes and informs patients of the results of any on-site testing; obtains self-addressed envelopes from patients so lab results can be sent to their homes.

Assists with diagnostic tests and routine clinical procedures appropriate to the level of training and established procedures.

Provides educational materials and instruction as appropriate; ensures that follow-up and referral information are understood by the patient.

Prepares, cleans and maintains proper equipment calibrations; disposes of contaminated items in accordance with established guidelines.

Monitors supply levels relating to each onsite assignment; anticipates the need for medications, supplies and equipment and plans accordingly; advises supervisor of low supply levels.

May be required to collect cash payments from clients; documents amounts owing and collected, and turns in to appropriate party in accordance with established procedures.

Qualifications

Education:
Graduate of an accredited LPN program with appropriate licensure.

Experience:
Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and tools/equipment relating to practical nursing.

License/Certifications:
Current certification as a Registered LPN in the work state.

Current BLS certification.

Current driver’s license valid in the work state or other evidence of equivalent mobility.

Additional Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence:
Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

Integrity:
Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

Compassion:
Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

Excellence:
Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job

Nursing - LPN

Primary Location

ND-Williston-Mercy Medical Center

Shift

day

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period

80

Weekends Required

None

Status

Full Time

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For Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), returning sick people to good health is more than a business -- it's a mission. Formed in 1996...