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LPN On-Call Job

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Employer
HealthPartners
Posted
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Closes
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Location
St. Paul, MN, 55101
Category
Employment Status

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LPN On-Call

Job ID:: 25188
Department:: RCM Primary Care
City:: St. Paul, MN
Location:: HP - St Paul Midway Medical Clinic
Position Type:: On Call
Anticipated Work Schedule:: This is an on-call position. Days and hours may vary, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Hrs/Pay Period:: 0

Job Description::

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service, and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, and with patients and the community is just one of the many reasons we were recently named one of the nation’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You’ll stay for the power of partnership.

Our continued growth has created an opportunity for a LPN On-Call at our Midway Clinic. The purpose of this position is for service excellence to be centered on patient care and patient relationships. Teamwork is the norm and all employees will be held accountable to work as effective team members. Provide/support patient's care by performing tasks and duties consistent with professional standards. Effectively provide a quality level of service to both internal and external customers and carry out nursing tasks and medical orders as delegated by physicians and registered nurses to support patient care.

SCHEDULE: This is an on-call position. Days and hours will vary Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

* Current LPN licensure in Minnesota

* Current CPR certification required within 6 months of hire and maintain.

* One-year full-time employment as a LPN preferred.

* Demonstration of written and oral communication skills required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* At least six months recent (within the last 3 years) experience in a direct patient care setting

* Computer skills

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Must possess speech, hearing and sight skills to perform the functions of the position. Manual dexterity required. Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently. Proficiency in other languages may be required. Some positions may have lifting requirements.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1. Perform functions that support / provide patient care.

A. Patients are roomed according to rooming and/or ICSI guidelines.

B. Vital signs and other pertinent physical measurements are obtained and recorded accurately.

C. Medication and clinical procedures are administered (according to authorized policy and demonstrating proficiency) and documented according to GHI policy. This may include DISCUS or AIMS assessment.

D. Charts are reviewed for the presence of pertinent information relevant to today’s encounter. This may include Prepared Practice work as developed by the team.

E. Needed and requested health educational materials are provided to the patient and documented.

F. Patients and their records are handled in a private and confidential manner per GHI policies.

G. Seek medical and/or nursing assistance when encountering an acutely ill patient or a patient with a changing condition.

H. Exam rooms and treatment rooms are prepared for examination of the patient and set up for procedures.

I. Charts are prepared and station records maintained which may include the following:

1) MSRs are checked for completion and routed appropriately.

2) Lab, x-ray and miscellaneous forms are prepared when requested.

3) Drug refills are processed according to clinic protocols.

4) Station logs, (i.e., pap, pathology, etc.) are monitored as assigned.

5) Prepare charts for patient appointments as indicated by the type of clinic visit and the reason for the appointment according to established practices and procedures.

J. Facilitate timely and accurate flow of communication within the clinic/location.

2. Cleaning & sterilizing procedures support infection control and OSHA standards.

3. Clinic supplies are adequately stocked and well organized.

4. All equipment is properly maintained and adequate records are kept.

5. Maintain current or compliant status as determined by the appropriate accrediting body.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

HealthPartners, nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care, offers a comprehensive benefits package. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please visit www.healthpartners.jobs, click on job opportunities and search for Job ID # 25188.

Health is what we do. Partnership is how we do it.

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