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LPN - Internal Medicine (Part-Time)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Part-time benefits (20-31 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Bellingham
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a LPN - Internal Medicine (Part-Time) for a 0.5 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 191288

 

This position works 20 hours per week

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by physicians and other healthcare providers.  The Clinic LPN functions as a core member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, resource nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess and implement patient care under supervision.  Prepares patient for examination.
  2. Provide direct patient care.  Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.
  3. Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.
  4. Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
  5. Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.
  6. Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • One year of clinical experience as an LPN preferred. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with MS Office applications.
  • Must have cooperative working and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families and staff.
  • Effective prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple clinical tasks at one time.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to function independently.

 

PHMG - PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 65% of the time.   
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).           

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Bellingham, Cordata Building (207)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.5
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $22.19, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Licensed Practical Nurse - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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