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Ambulatory LPN - Primary Care

Company: Stormont-Vail HealthCare
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule:Full time - 36 hours/week or greaterShift:Weekly Work Schedule:EvergreenJob Information
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
A Brief Overview
Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to provide professional nursing care, under supervision, for clinic patients. The delivery of professional nursing care at Stormont Vail Health is guided by Jean Watson's Theory of Human Caring and the theory of Shared governance, both of which are congruent with the mission, vision, and values of the organization.

Experience Qualifications

  • Experience in a clinic setting. Preferred
  • Experience providing patient care. Preferred
    Skills and Abilities
    • Demonstrates consistent use of Standard Precautions and proper body mechanics and follows OSHA guidelines
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the Kansas State Nurse Practice Act and follows the statutes and regulations therein.
    • Responsible for understanding and showing respect for patients' rights including confidentiality of patient information.
    • Demonstrates excellent understanding and use of the EMR
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
      Licenses and Certifications
      • Licensed Practical Nurse - KSBN Required
      • Basic Life Support - BLS Required within 90 days of hire.
        What you will do
        • Assist with checking in, examinations and procedures.
        • Administer prescribed medications and treatments. Clarify medication orders and refills to pharmacies as directed by providers.
        • Triage patient telephone calls, evaluating the physical and psychosocial health status of the patient.
        • Coordinate patient services to include: lab tests, point of care testing, x-rays, diagnostic procedures, consults, home care, and acute care admissions.
        • Provide patient education regarding medications, lab tests, x-rays, and procedures. Notify patients of test results and provider disposition.
        • Document medical information using the appropriate electronic applications and/or forms.
        • Assess patient rooms and surrounding areas for safety issues. Remove hazards and make adjustments as indicated.
        • Utilize appropriate channels to communicate patient safety and patient care issues to appropriate parties.
        • Maintain cleanliness of equipment, examination, and treatment rooms.
        • Maintain exam rooms with necessary supplies and materials.
        • Participate in Patient Safety Rounds.
        • Adheres to infection control, emergency, safety, fire and disaster plans and policies, completing required initial training and updates per hospital policy.
          Required for All Jobs
          • Performs other duties as assigned
          • Complies with all policies, standards, mandatory training and requirements of Stormont Vail Health
            Patient Facing Options
            • Position is Patient Facing
              Remote Work Guidelines
              • Workspace is a quiet and distraction-free allowing the ability to comply with all security and privacy standards.
              • Stable access to electricity and a minimum of 25mb upload and internet speed.
              • Dedicate full attention to the job duties and communication with others during working hours.
              • Adhere to break and attendance schedules agreed upon with supervisor.
              • Abide by Stormont Vail's Remote Worker Policy and will review and acknowledge the Remote Work Agreement annually.
                Remote Work Capability
                • As Needed
                  • No Supervisory Responsibility
                  • No Budget Responsibility
                    Physical Demands
                    • Balancing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Carrying: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Climbing (Ladders): Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Climbing (Stairs): Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Crawling: Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Crouching: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Driving (Automatic): Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Driving (Standard): Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination: Frequently 3-5 Hours
                    • Feeling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Grasping (Fine Motor): Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Grasping (Gross Hand): Frequently 3-5 Hours
                    • Handling: Frequently 3-5 Hours
                    • Hearing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Kneeling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Lifting: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 50 lbs
                    • Operate Foot Controls: Rarely less than 1 hour
                    • Pulling: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
                    • Pushing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
                    • Reaching (Forward): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
                    • Reaching (Overhead): Occasionally 1-3 Hours up to 25 lbs
                    • Repetitive Motions: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Sitting: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Standing: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Stooping: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Talking: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                    • Walking: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      Working Conditions
                      • Burn: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Chemical: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Combative Patients: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Dusts: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Electrical: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Explosive: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Extreme Temperatures: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Infectious Diseases: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Mechanical: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Needlestick: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Noise/Sounds: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Other Atmospheric Conditions: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Poor Ventilation, Fumes and/or Gases: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Radiant Energy: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Risk of Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Risk of Exposure to Hazardous Drugs: Occasionally 1-3 Hours
                      • Hazards (other): Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Vibration: Rarely less than 1 hour
                      • Wet and/or Humid: Rarely less than 1 hourStormont Vail is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to the philosophy and practice of providing equal opportunities for all employees and prospective employees, without regard to the following classifications: race, color, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, uniformed service, disability or genetic information. This applies to all aspects of employment practices including hiring, firing, pay, benefits, promotions, lateral movements, job training, and any other terms or conditions of employment.Retaliation is prohibited against any person who files a claim of discrimination, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment act based upon the above classifications.

Keywords: Stormont-Vail HealthCare, Topeka , Ambulatory LPN - Primary Care, Healthcare , Topeka, Kansas

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