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Pediatric Clinic LPN

Company: the Chickasaw Nation
Location: Ada
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*General Description: *
This position is located at the Chickasaw Nation Division of Health. This facility provides professional and clinical health care services to Indian Beneficiaries in outpatient clinics. This position may require travel 0-10% of the time depending on staffing needs in other clinics. *Supervision Received: * Work is performed under the general supervision of the Executive Officers of Primary Care Clinics & Public Health and Director of Primary Care Clinics, with immediate supervision by the Pediatric Clinic Manager. Routine work is performed independently following written procedures, standards and protocols. The LPN performs all assigned work in collaboration with a RN. *Supervision Exercised: * None. *Essential Job Functions: *
* Plans and provides routine patient care by utilizing and documenting the nursing process: including teaching patients and their families, and discharge planning.
* Follows provider orders to administer prescribed medications.
* --- Follows provider orders to initiate IV insertion, administer fluids and/or medication as ordered, monitor IV site and patient throughout infusion and discontinue according to facility policies and procedures.
* --- Administers childhood vaccinations under the oversight of the RN and according to facility protocol and/or provider order and documents in OSIIS and EHR according to facility policy.
* --- Provides age and culturally appropriate, holistic patient care based upon facility mission statement, facility policies, and the Nursing Division Standards, Policies, and Procedures. ensures adherence to standards of other regulatory agencies.
* Implements interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of the patient requiring outpatient care.
* Recognizes and anticipates common changes in the physical, biopsychosocial and health needs of all ages of patients experiencing urgent, emergent or non-emergent conditions.
* Collaborates with the R.N. to provide patient and/or family education designed to meet the age-specific needs of the patient population served.
* Provides safe interventions under the supervision of an R.N. ensuring that it is appropriate to patients' needs, age and condition.
* Rooms patients and prepares patients for physical exams.
* Assists provider with diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures and exams.
* Takes and records vital signs and screens patient in accordance with Chickasaw Nation Policy.
* Carries out patient history interviews and patient screens and documenting in medical record.
* Facilitates lab and x-ray physician orders according Chickasaw Nation Policy and/or procedure.
* Sets up/cleans exam rooms and equipment per policy and restocks supplies in exam rooms.
* Removes sutures and changes dressings per provider order.
* Notifies patient of lab results as directed by provider following Chickasaw Nation policy.
* Documents observations, phone calls, referrals and interventions according to Chickasaw Nation policies.
* Facilitates the patient through the check-out process.
* Participates as a part of the care team, providing patient education and management support.
* Follows direction of Clinic Manager/RN Case Manager in day to day operations of clinic.
* Participates in hospital, departmental and OPD performance improvement activities to measure, assess, and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients.
* Maintains and promotes professionalism and is courteous to patients, staff and visitors.
* Maintains confidentiality, security and integrity of data and information in accordance with HIPAA.
* May serve as preceptor for nursing students.
* Other duties as assigned which includes seeking opportunities to assist other staff in the clinic without direction.
* Attends 90% of clinic and outpatient department meetings or obtains minutes and assumes responsibility for the information given.
* Facilitates patient care by generating and faxing/copying patient protected health information necessary for continuation of care to outside healthcare facilities and/or providers, ensuring that all records needed for this process are accurate and valid, while maintaining patient confidentiality, security and integrity of data and information in accordance with HIPAA and the Minimum Necessary Rule, and noting within the patient's EHR each disclosure according to CNDH documentation policy.
* Contribute to the team in a positive way that promotes professionalism and collaboration between departments. Upholds and supports the Core Values of the Chickasaw Nation at all times. Minimum Qualifications:
*Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *
* Required: Basic knowledge of medical terminology sufficient to interpret physician orders, prepare requests and schedule appointments
* Required: Basic knowledge and usage of grammar, spelling and punctuation
* Required: Basic computer and keyboard skills
* Required: Knowledge of The Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act
* Required: Must Successfully Pass Medication Test *Education: *
* Required Associates: Graduate of an approved school of Practical Nursing *Education Note: **Training and Experience: *
* Preferred: Experience 0 - 6 months (One Year) experience in acute care or clinic care in the last three years *Licenses, Certifications, Other: *
* Required: Unrestricted Oklahoma LPN License
* Required: Must maintain current BLS and PALS certifications (BLS within one month of hire; PALS within six months of hire, if not current)*Physical Requirements: *
* Required: All Nursing services employees, including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Transport staff, scrub techs and Nursing Assistants must be able to meet the following Physical Demands and will be exposed to elements described in the Work Environment requirements. Work on the assigned unit requires considerable standing, walking bending and stooping. The individual may be required to lift in excess of 50 pounds, while helping patients in and out of bed, to and from wheelchairs, and on or off carriers. He/She must possess the ability to cope with constant changes in a stressful environment. *Work Environment: * Work is performed in the hospital and/or the ambulatory care environment. There is common exposure to contagious disease. The work may include a certain amount of exposure to hostile and emotionally disturbed patients, family members and visitors. Job Type: Full-time Benefits:
* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Continuing education credits
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Free parking
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid sick time
* Paid time off
* Paid training
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision insurance
Medical specialties:
* Pediatrics
Physical setting:
* Clinic
Standard shift:
* Day shift
Weekly schedule:
* Monday to Friday Application Question(s):
* This position is a COVID sensitive position and requires the COVID-19 vaccine. Are you fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated before starting employment if selected?
* I understand that the Chickasaw Nation has a no tolerance policy of drugs and alcohol, and this includes the use of medicinal marijuana. As a sovereign Nation, State law does not apply to the Chickasaw Nation, and therefore the use of marijuana is illegal and is not acceptable for employees. Education:
* Associate (Required) Experience:
* Acute care: 1 year (Preferred) License/Certification:
* BLS Certification (Required)
* LPN (Required)
* PALS Certification (Required) Work Location: One location

Keywords: the Chickasaw Nation, Norman , Pediatric Clinic LPN, Healthcare , Ada, Oklahoma

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