LPN - Clinic I (Meds) ( Job Number: 169115 )
Kaiser Permanente - Kamuela, HI

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Under direction of Registered Nurse and medical orders of the Practitioner, provides direct and indirect nursing care in outpatient setting. Orients and serves as a resource to LPN Clinic/Meds II as needed.
Essential Functions:
Reviews and prepares medical records for assigned patients; initiates follow-up for medical record as requested; reviews patients' needs; identifies and prepares orders for needs of patient for authorization by practitioner and may accept verbal orders per policy; observes, collects, and documents new information on patient; informs RN or practitioners regarding incomplete data, new observation or abnormal/unusual data
• Demonstrates and applies competency in basic nursing skills and use of equipment; maintains current knowledge and skills needed to perform position; attends and participates in staff meetings as needed; participates in projects as requested
• Assigns basic nursing tasks to unlicensed personnel as appropriate and according to department/unit standards; provides clear directions; acts as resource person to unlicensed staff; follows-up on assigned care to ensure it is given per standards, policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines
• Follows discharge plan developed by Physician or RN; processes and/or follows-up with referrals as directed by practitioners; provides instruction and pre-printed information to patients as directed by RN and/or Practitioners, observes and documents patient/family response to instructions and reports any concerns
• Provides educational materials to patients and reviews printed instructions with patients; collaborates with RN to revise teaching plan when needed
• Implements basic nursing procedures per plan of care; administers treatments and medications as prescribed practitioner; performs point of care testing as authorized; provides laboratory, x-ray and other reports to practitioner for review; notifies patients of normal results as directed by practitioner; considers special needs of different age groups when providing care; sets priorities of care based on acuity of patients
• Orients and serves as a resource to LPN Clinic/Meds II and unlicensed personnel as needed; demonstrates and instructs other team members in use of vendor specific products and /or department/unit standards and procedures
• Additional essential functions as listed in the complete job description
Basic Qualifications:
Twelve months (2080 hours) of LPN experience
• Hawaii State Board of Nursing approved curriculum for LPN licensure
• Valid Hawaii LPN License (must meet education requirement(s) for Hawaii State licensure)
• Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification
• Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in conflict resolution, customer service, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, teamwork, and written communication
• Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone
• Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
• Training/giving and receiving instructions
• Mathematical ability, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertness
Preferred Qualifications:
Acute care nursing experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing and spreadsheet PC applications

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