Licensed Practical Nurse\Licensed Vocational Nurse (LPN\LVN)
Take Care Health - Gillette, WY

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As part of Walgreen’s Health and Wellness division, Take Care Health Systems includes Take Care Consumer Solutions (www.takecarehealth.com), managers of convenient care clinics located at select Walgreen’s drugstores nationwide, and Take Care Employer Solutions (www.takecareemployersolutions.com), managers of worksite-based health and wellness services. The company combines best practices in healthcare and the expertise and personal care of our trusted community of providers to deliver access to high-quality, affordable and convenient healthcare to all individuals. We operate on-site employee health centers, pharmacies and fitness centers for many of the country’s largest corporations and federal agencies.

We currently have an opportunity for a PRN (Per Diem) Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse to join our Team! This person will be responsible for providing nursing care to client employees at the Coalition Health Center in Gillette, WY!

Summary: Provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill or injured client employees in healthcare clinics by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Interviews patient to determine medical problem/condition and documents in chart for physician
  • Obtains and records patient's vital signs and weight
  • Assists physician with patient examination as needed
  • Reviews physician's orders, lab requests, or follow-up needs with patient
  • Documents services performed on appropriate forms
  • Dresses wounds as instructed.
  • Applies compresses, ice and heat packs
  • Observes patients and reports adverse reactions to medication or treatment to medical personnel in charge
  • Administers specified medication, orally or by subcutaneous or intermuscular injection, and notes time and amount on patients' charts Assembles and uses clinic equipment
  • Collects samples, such as urine, blood, and sputum, from patients for testing and performs routine laboratory tests on samples Sterilizes equipment and supplies
  • Cleans rooms and changes linens
  • Maintains supplies, including stocking and ordering new supplies and disposing of expired or damaged supplies
  • Responds to patient or client telephone inquiries by evaluating and responding to the patient's/clients problems and questions Follows up with patients who miss appointments
  • Follows up with patients on lab results, including the scheduling of any additional tests
  • Coordinates referrals for patients through insurance and other physician offices. This job has no supervisory responsibilities Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited program, Associate's degree (A.S.) and/or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • At least three years of clinical experience as a LPN/LVN in an ambulatory care, occupational health, or emergency department setting Licensed as a Practical or Vocational Nurse Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
  • Knowledge about workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations Preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong computer skills (Internet software, spreadsheet, word processing etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records Other Qualifications
Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited program, Associate's degree (A.S.) and/or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • At least three years of clinical experience as a LPN/LVN in an ambulatory care, occupational health, or emergency department setting Licensed as a Practical or Vocational Nurse Current Certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services
  • Knowledge about workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations Preferred
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong computer skills (Internet software, spreadsheet, word processing etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records Other Qualifications

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At Take Care Health Systems we offer a more personalized, human approach to healthcare. Our Take Care Clinics, conveniently located in...